SOL Cases

Williams v Fawcett (1986) - COA and its own precedent
Court refused to follow previous decisions because these had been based on a misunderstanding of the County Court rules deal with the procedure for committing to prison those who break court undertakings.
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Rickards v Rickards (1989) - COA And its own precedent
Court refused to follow a previous case in 1981, because in that case, it had misunderstood the effect of a HL decision.
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R v Spencer (1985) - COA (Criminal Division)
Judges said that there should not in general be any difference in the way that precedent was followed in the Criminal Division and in the Civil Division.
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Rickards v Rickards (1989) - COA And its own precedent

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Court refused to follow a previous case in 1981, because in that case, it had misunderstood the effect of a HL decision.

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R v Spencer (1985) - COA (Criminal Division)

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