Litigating Brexit

McCorkindale, Christopher and McHarg, Aileen; Doyle, Oran and McHarg, Aileen and Murkens, Jo, eds. (2021) Litigating Brexit. In: The Brexit Challenge for Ireland and the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781108832922

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    The long process of deciding whether, and if so on what terms, to leave the European Union was one marked by hyper-litigation. In remarkable volume and with increasing frequency over-time, a wide range of litigants sought (or threatened) recourse to the courts – both in the UK and elsewhere in Europe – in an attempt to influence the process, substance and/or otherwise the politics of Brexit.

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