This page was last updated 20 March 2020, and includes decisions from December 2019.

AUSTRALIA

High Court – public law decisions

Pending & reserved cases – constitutional law

Pending & reserved cases – administrative law

  • Hocking v Director-General of the National Archives of Australia S262/2019
  • CXXXVIII v Commonwealth of Australia A30/2019
  • Northern Land Council & Anor v Quall & Anor D21/2019
  • ABT17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor M140/2019
  • Minister for Immigration & Border Protection v CED16 & Anor S347/2019

Pending & reserved cases – Native title

Decided cases – constitutional law

BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster; Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall [2019] HCA 45

KMC v Director of Public Prosecutions (SA) [2020] HCA 6

Decided cases – administrative law

BVD17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2019] HCA 34

CNY17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2019] HCA 50

Love v Commonwealth of Australia [2020] HCA 3

Decided cases – native title

State of WA v Manado; State of Western Australia v Augustine; Commonwealth of Australia v Augustine; Commonwealth of Australia v Manado on behalf of the Bindunbur Native Title Claim Group [2020] HCA 9

INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTIONS – Significant constitutional law decisions

Canadian Supreme Court

  • Canada (Attorney General) v British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (2019) SCC 63
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (Attorney General) v Uashaunnuat (Innu of Usahat and of Mani-Utenam) (2020) SCC 4

South African Constitutional Court

  • Minister of Justice and Correctional Services v Ramuhovhi and Others [2019] ZACC 44
  • Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and Others v Royal Bakofeng Platinum Mine Limited and Others [2020] ZACC 1
  • Competition Commission of South Africa v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd; Competition Commission of South Africa v Stadnard Bank of South Africa Ltd; Competition Commission of South Africa v Waco Africa Pty Ltd and Others [2020] ZACC 2
  • Member of the Executive Council for the Department of Health, Western Cape v Coetzee and Others [2020] ZACC 3
  • Maswanganyi v Minister of Defence and Military Veterans and Others [2020] ZACC 4

New Zealand Supreme Court

United Kingdom Supreme Court

  • A Reference by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland of devolution issues to the Supreme Court pursuant to Paragraph 34 of Schedule 10 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Northern Ireland) [2020] UKSC 2

United States Supreme Court

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region High Court

  • In the matter of the Emergency Regulations Ordinace, Cap 241 and the Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation, Cap 241K [2019] HKCFI 2820