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A Supreme Court hit parade: the six cases that stole the headlines

In ten years there has been no shortage of action

By Raphael Hogarth   March 2020

Photo: It's a decade since the UK's top judges took a short walk across Parliament Square. Photo: PA 

As the UK’s final court of appeal, the Supreme Court only hears disputes about points of law that are “of general public importance.” Some of the 600-plus cases the court has decided since it was established in 2009 might nevertheless strike non-lawyers as obscure: those about the interpretation of commercial contracts, the rights of landowners to use each other’s property, or the rules on who should pay whose costs in legal disputes.…

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