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Supreme Court Brexit ruling: the legal wrangles are just beginning

"Remainers" are up for a fight

By Elizabeth Prochaska  

Gina Miller, lead claimant in the Article 50 case ©Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images

In its judgment in the Miller case, delivered this morning, the Supreme Court ruled that the government could not trigger Article 50 without an act of Parliament. The government had argued that it could use prerogative powers—the rag bag of executive powers left over from Britain’s days as an absolute monarchy—to begin the withdrawal process from the EU. But the Court proved itself the…

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