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Sir James Eadie, left, and Lord Pannick SUPREME COURT/EPA;GETTY. Proceedings at the Supreme Court are normally as dry as dust. I have endured (and enjoyed) many. But last week’s battle in the UK’s highest court made for high drama and compelling viewing — and not just to legal insiders such as me. The court website had 4.4m views on the first day of the hearing. Sir John Major was among those weighing in against Boris Johnson , who was accused of acting unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend parliament, but taking top billing were the two legal titans slugging it out on each side: Lord Pannick QC and Sir James Eadie QC. Pannick , 63, is acting for Gina Miller, the crusading businesswo... Full story

22 September