Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 19 August

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The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts


NHS sounds compensation alarm after £120,000 lawyer bill for £5,000 claim [The Guardian]

Labour leadership: Party makes legal checks over contest [BBC News]

The law of vlogging [BBC News]

Meet the young, fearless lawyer behind Gawker [Fortune]

Human rights fact check [Twitter]

Late judicial review launched into Embankment cycle superhighway [Evening Standard]

Woman fined nearly £300 for stealing three bottles of baby milk [The Independent]

South African minister seeks legal advice over Oscar Pistorius release [The Guardian]

Amal Clooney and the lost art of dressing for the occasion [Vanity Fair]

Jay Z and Timbaland will testify in court over ‘Big Pimpin’ flute sample [Digital Spy]

Landlord and tenant paralegal at leading Legal 500 firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I was part of this cohort … Could we avoid passing comment on the 7 students that ALLEGEDLY failed and lost their training contracts, without any idea of the hellish course 150 of us have just completed..?” [Legal Cheek Comments]