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Published on Sep 17, 2019
The highest court in the country was told - in the last 50 years - "no Prime Minister has abused his powers" in the way that Boris Johnson did when he suspended parliament for five weeks. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
On the first day of an unprecedented court case, the lawyer for those campaigning against Mr Johnson's decision told the Supreme Court that he was abusing his powers to avoid parliamentary scrutiny over Brexit.
The government's lawyer told the court that it was a purely political decision and it was wrong for the courts to interfere.