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Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension to Get Early Test in Two Courts

  • Brexit opponents seek injunctions in Scotland, London, Belfast
  • Prime Minister plans to suspend Parliament in run-up to Brexit
Demonstrators protest against the government proroguing of Parliament, in London, on Aug. 28.
Demonstrators protest against the government proroguing of Parliament, in London, on Aug. 28.Photographer: Daniel Sorabji/AFP via Getty Images
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament will get an early test Friday as two courts could rule on challenges from Brexit opponents who say the decision is an affront to democracy.