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Constitutional illegitimacy over Brexit

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Members and supporters of the British government say that the only constitutionally legitimate course of action over Brexit after the referendum is to press ahead with withdrawal from the European Union, even if that would entail the complete severance of all ties (which we normally call ‘hard Brexit’). A more sophisticated view of the constitution, however, shows that these more or less populist arguments are false. As the Supreme Court confirmed in the recent Gina Miller judgment, the const...

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10.1111/1467-923X.12371

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
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Publisher:
Wiley
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Political Quarterly More from this journal
Volume:
88
Issue:
2
Pages:
182-188
Publication date:
2017-04-01
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1467-923X
ISSN:
0032-3179
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pubs:696522
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uuid:63debcdc-b851-416c-a9ce-9665d0a156b0
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696522
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2017-05-19

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