2020 Constitutional Law Conference and Dinner

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Venue: 
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Organisation: 
Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law
Time: 
8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Below are the conference brochures with program:

Webcast

Please contact the centre at gtcentre@unsw.edu.au if you would like to access the audio files from any of the speakers below.
 
Session One: The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2019 Term
A/Professor Elisa Arcioni, University of Sydney
Ms Kate Richardson SC, NSW Bar
Session One Q and A
 
 
Session Two: The Constitution in Federal Context
The Hon Justice Andrew Bell, NSW Court of Appeal The Federal and State Courts on Constitutional Law: The 2019 Term
Ms Philippa Mott, Crown Law Queensland Spence v Queensland
Session Two Q and A
 
Session Three: Recent Cases: Legality and Executive Power
Mr Craig Lenehan, NSW Bar Constitutional constraints on executive detention: From Al-Kateb to M47
Professor Anne Twomey, University of Sydney R (Miller) v The Prime Minister; Cherry v Advocate General for Scotland: implications for Australia
Session Three Q and A
 
 
Session Four: Recent Cases: Chapter III Courts and the Kable Principle
Mr Mark Hosking, Victorian Bar, BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster; Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall
Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, University of Queensland, Vella v Commissioner of Police (NSW)
Session Four Q and A
 
 
Session Five: Implied Freedom of Political Communication: Cases, Controversies and Freedom of the Press
Ms Julia Watson, Victorian Bar, Comcare v Banerji
Mr Peter Dunning QC, Queensland Bar, Smethurst v Commissioner of Police
Dr Daniel Joyce, UNSW, The Implied Freedom and Freedom of the Press
Session Five Q and A

Papers

A/Professor Elisa Arcioni, University of Sydney
 
The High Court and Constitutional Identity – the 2019/2020 term
 
Professor Andrew Lynch, UNSW
The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2019 Statistics
 
The Hon Justice Andrew Bell, NSW Court of Appeal
The Federal and State Courts on Constitutional Law: The 2019 Term
 
Professor Anne Twomey, University of Sydney
R (Miller) v The Prime Minister; Cherry v Advocate General for Scotland: implications for Australia
 
Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, University of Queensland
Vella v Commissioner of Police (NSW)