Editorial comment CMLRev about Brexit
The August issue of the CML Rev., Vol. 53 No. 4, is now available online.
“True is it that we have seen better days”
On 23 June 2016, 51.9 percent of the electorate in the United Kingdom decided in a referendum that the UK should leave the European Union. The turnout was 72 percent.
How on earth did we end up here? What lessons can we learn from what has happened? And what is the role of law and of legal analysis in trying to move on from this? How the withdrawal procedure might work in practice is not remotely the only precedent that we are creating just now. The broader experience of the conduct of the referendum and of how its outcome will be managed matter profoundly. Read more.