The Prorogation Case: Judicial Review in the Age of Brexit

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

This event is a special expert panel discussion of the recent decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court in the Prorogation Case: R (Miller) v Prime Minister; Cherry v Advocate-General for Scotland [2019] UKSC 41.

Catch up on the decision, its significance, and possible implications for judicial review of prorogations and other exercises of non-statutory executive power in Australia.

Speakers: 

  • Michael Sexton SC, Solicitor General for New South Wales Professor
  • Anne Twomey, Sydney Law School
  • Amanda Sapienza, Senior Solicitor, NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office, who recently completed her PhD thesis on judicial review of non-statutory executive action in Australia

Chair: Justice Melissa Perry, Federal Court of Australia

 

Date:   Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Time:   5.30–7.00pm

Place:   Court 18A, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, 184 Philip Street, Sydney NSW 2000