Recent High Court Cases: CPCF and Tajjour

Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 - 18:00 to 19:00

 

Constitutional Centre of Western Australia in conjunction with the Australian Association of
Constitutional Law will host a twilight seminar:

 

Recent
High Court Cases: CPCF and Tajjour

WEDNESDAY
13 MAY 2015

6pm‰ÛÒ 7pm

Event chair:  Grant Donaldson SC ‰ÛÒ Solicitor-General of Western Australia

    • Ben Tomasi, State Solicitor‰Ûªs
           Office:
       will give an overview of the High
           Court's recent decision in CPCF v Minister for
           Immigration and Border Protection

           [2015] HCA 1
      . Of particular interest, and consequently the main
           focus of the presentation, is the discussion of the non-statutory
           executive power of the Commonwealth by some of the judges
    • Dr Murray Wesson, Senior
           Lecturer, UWA Law School
      will
           provide an analysis of the High Court‰Ûªs decision in Tajjour v State of New
           South Wales
      [2014] HCA 35

           and consider the implications of the decision for the future development
           of the implied freedom of political communication.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL CENTRE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

40 Havelock St, West Perth

Parking is available on site

Bookings essential:  ccevents@dpc.wa.gov.au

Enquiries:   Lisa Belde 6552 6222