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Does Brexit mean Brexit? EU judges to rule on Britain's referendum

Opinions on how the court will approach the case -- and its potential impact -- differ widely

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As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May strives to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, lawsuits are piling up with the potential to change the course of the nation’s biggest constitutional crisis since the 1930s. On Monday, the European Union’s General Court in Luxembourg rules on a challenge by expats including Harry Shindler, a World War II British Army veteran. They argue that the EU’s decision to start Brexit negotiations was illegal because they were denied a voice in the U.K.’s 2016 referendum. The key question for judges will be whether such a direct ...