I always thought that Judges were appointed because of their intellegence and consider that the Judiciary should be expected to use it's collective brain power, when applying the Law of the Land. Were such instances to happen in a Classroom situation, they would be adjudged to be Dumb Insolence.
The two examples that I have chosen have been made because of Judicial Nitpicking and not because of the law, as it was intended.
They may have, I've only recently started reading Private Eye again after a while, but did take the Guardian during the Trafigura situation, so I'm only aware for their input.
By the way, I think Trafigura were the first people to apply for a super-injunction, unless someone knows otherwise. I'd be interested in knowing if Carter Ruck were the first law firm to use one to protect the public from knowing just how shady some people are...