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Thursday, 3 November 2016

In a landmark constitutional judgment handed down today, the High Court has put a stumbling block in the way of the Prime Minister’s plan to trigger Article 50 by the end of March 2017.

Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS) Professor Kenneth Armstrong has analysed the ruling, and written an article summarising the key points.  Commenting on the events of the day, Professor Armstrong said:

"For some, today’s ruling is a victory for parliamentary democracy. For others, unelected judges stand in the way of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. If the Supreme Court gets the final say, voters may still wonder whether their voice matters at all..."

The full article is available on the University of Cambridge Research pages.