If the court rules it is lawful then invariably unscrupulous PMs will use prorogation in a similar way in the future. Anne Hudson except that if parliament was suspended for conferences as is usual it could be recalled in an instant. With parliament being prorogued there’s no immediate recall. A queen’s speech would need to be written and that entire ceremony completed to bring parliament back. The Top shirts on Goldenteeshirt on 2019/10/12 crime is that we haven’t left the EU already. Clearly Boris Johnson is using the extra few days made available by closing Parliament well by meeting EU leaders and now in the USA in talks about climate change.