Brexit appeal could 'undermine justice'
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Brexit: Former top judge warns over Article 50 appeal

The justice system could be undermined if a ruling that only Parliament can trigger Brexit is overturned, a former lord chief justice has said.

Lord Judge said it could be seen as a victory for pro-Brexit demonstrators if the Supreme Court reverses last week's controversial High Court ruling.

He told BBC Newsnight: "Let's say for the sake of argument the Supreme Court decides the High Court was wrong, it will undoubtedly be conveyed as a victory for the demonstrators.

"It won't be but that's what will be conveyed. And if that is conveyed, you've undermined the administration of justice."

  • 08 Nov 2016