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How the Government lost the Article 50 case


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2 Minutes

Pavlos Eleftheriadis explains how the majority reached its conclusion in Miller, focusing on its implications for the nature of the UK constitution. He argues that the decision affirms that

[t]he UK’s constitution is very much like all others: it has always relied on higher principles of constitutional justice for equal citizens, properly deliberated and defended in legal reasoning. This is why it changes only through the democratic legal process, by Acts of Parliament.

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