Top UK Court Rules Closing Parliament Before Brexit Unlawful

Law360, London (September 24, 2019, 10:51 AM BST) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament shortly before Brexit was unlawful, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled in a sweeping judgment Tuesday allowing lawmakers to resume debate in the final weeks before the country is set to leave the European Union.

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller, who took the fight to the English courts, arrives in the rain at the Supreme Court in London, where justices handed down a ruling with wide-ranging political ramifications. (AP) In a unanimous decision, a panel of 11 Supreme Court justices held that Johnson's advice to the Queen to suspend, or prorogue, Parliament for five...

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