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Will Brexit Britain still need the European Court of Justice?

"There is sensible space between absolute attachment and absolute separation"

By Bob Neill  

The European Court of Justice, Luxembourg City ©Thomas Frey/DPA/PA Images

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the ultimate authority on EU law, does not appear to sit among the government’s most lamented losses of Brexit. You need only turn to the second chapter of the Brexit White Paper to see “ending the jurisdiction of the CJEU in the UK” as a central executive goal. However, the Justice Committee—a cross-party group of MPs that scrutinises the Ministry of Justice…

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