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To make Brexit a success the government must start listening to legal experts

It risks tying itself in legal knots—and the PM’s insistence on ousting ECJ juristiction isn’t helping

By Bob Neill  

European Court Of Justice, Luxembourg. Photo: Horst Galuschka/DPA/PA Images

Despite some of the ludicrous press headlines we have seen over the last year, British Judges are, in fact, extremely reluctant to comment in areas of political controversy. And, when obliged to make rulings in those areas, any objective reading of their judgements reveals a scrupulous deference to the ultimate law making supremacy of parliament. Any conversation with the Senior Judiciary reinforces that.

All of which makes the recently expressed concerns of the out-going President of the Supreme Court, David…

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