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Kentucky Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Executive COVID Response Orders

Kentucky Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Executive COVID Response Orders

Written by:  Marianna Michael

On November 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of Kentucky, overruling a lower court, unanimously upheld Governor Andy Beshear’s authority to issue executive orders in an emergency. Attorney General Daniel Cameron had joined three Northern Kentucky business owners in contesting executive orders issued by Governor Beshear in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plaintiffs argued that the restrictions exceeded Governor Beshear’s constitutional powers.   Click here to continue reading.