Escaping the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is not just one of the goals professed in the White Paper on exiting the EU – it most likely qualifies as one of the Prime Minister’s red lines for any so-called “Brexit Deal”, next to free movement. After all, the Court of Justice found some flag ship policies devised under Theresa May as Home Secretary to be incompatible with EU law, lastly – on 21 December 2016 – the Data Retention Regulations, also dubbed “Snoopers Charta”. But just how realistic is it to achieve this aim?

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