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Does Parliament need to OK Brexit? Britain's Supreme Court to decide.

Britain's highest judicial body will decide whether the government can trigger the process to separate from the European Union without parliament's approval.

Toby Melville/Reuters

Britain’s highest judicial body, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, began hearing Monday a case concerning a British exit from the European Union, or Brexit. Consideration by the nation’s top judges comes after three High Court judges last month ruled that the government must consult with Parliament before beginning the official process of leaving the EU.

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