UK: UK Supreme Court Decides Suspending UK Parliament Was Unlawful - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 The UK's highest court has today ruled (here) that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend (or "prorogue") Parliament for five weeks, from September 9, 2019 until October 14, 2019, was unlawful.
Parliament has begun a five-day suspension, meaning the House of Commons and House of Lords will not sit. A new parliamentary session will begin on Monday when a Queen's Speech opens proceedings. This..