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What to Know About the Brexit Ruling Against the U.K. Government

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Gina Miller, co-founder of investment fund SCM Private and the lead claimant in the case, reads a statement outside the High Court in central London on November 3, 2016, after winning the legal challenge that Article 50 cannot be triggered without a decision by parliament. The High Court in London ruled on Thursday that parliament, not the government, must approve the start of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, in a landmark decision that could delay Brexit. / AFP / Niklas HALLE'N        (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)
Gina Miller, co-founder of investment fund SCM Private and the lead claimant in the case, reads a statement outside the High Court in central London on November 3, 2016, after winning the legal challenge that Article 50 cannot be triggered without a decision by parliament.
The High Court in London ruled on Thursday that parliament, not the government, must approve the start of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, in a landmark decision that could delay Brexit. / AFP / Niklas HALLE'N (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

The following is an excerpt from Dan Stewart | November 3, 2016 | Time.com |

High Court decision has thrown a wrench in the gears of Theresa May's government

The United Kingdom’s High Court ruled on Thursday the British government must receive approval from parliament to begin the process of withdrawal from the European Union, a move that could significantly disrupt the progress of so-called ‘Brexit.’

The ruling comes as a bitter blow to the government of Prime Minister Theresa May, which had argued the triggering of the mechanism that puts Brexit into motion did not need to be approved by lawmakers. Lawyers for the government will now appeal the ruling in the U.K.’s Supreme Court.

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