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Prominent Brit law firm instructed to block Brexit Article 50 trigger

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Re: From another angle...

"Just... NO. Parliament can do NOTHING which is explicitly unlawful, and it's the courts that decide on lawfulness."

Of course Parliament can't do anything which is explicitly unlawful. I didn't say that. What I did say is that Parliament is the ultimate court of the land. Some people seem to think the Supreme Court is at the top of the tree, but Parliament can trump the supreme in some circumstances. And it's Parliament which makes the laws in the first place. UK law still currently needs to be compatible with EU law and the decisions of the ECJ, but Parliament can still change things even against the decisions of the supreme court.

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