Brexit: Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament unlawful, UK Supreme Court

An exterior view shows a sign by the main entrance of the Supreme Court in London, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Britain's Supreme Court this week will rule on whether Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson overstepped the law when he shut the legislature for a crucial five-week period. Johnson portrays himself as more convinced than ever that Britain will break with the EU at the end of October. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
An exterior view shows a sign by the main entrance of the Supreme Court in London, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Britain's Supreme Court this week will rule on whether Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson overstepped the law when he shut the legislature for a crucial five-week period. Johnson portrays himself as more convinced than ever that Britain will break with the EU at the end of October. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

In a significant decision, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has unanimously held that the decision of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament in the midst of discussions surrounding Brexit was unlawful.

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