The Prorogation Case: Judicial Review in the Age of Brexit

Wed Oct 16 2019

NSW Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law is presenting a seminar on The Prorogation Case: Judicial Review in the Age of Brexit.

Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019 Time: 5.30-7.00pm Place: Court 18A, Law Courts Building, Queens Square

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.


  • 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

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