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Ky. Supreme Court Sets Date to Hear Arguments Over Beshear's COVID-19 Orders

In September, the Kentucky Supreme Court will hear verbal arguments against Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear's COVID-19 Executive Orders.

Posted: Aug 7, 2020 4:36 PM
Updated: Aug 7, 2020 4:39 PM

The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear verbal arguments against Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear's COVID-19 Executive Orders on Sept. 17 at 10:00 a.m.

In July,  a Scott County Circuit Judge issued a temporary restraining order against Beshear's COVID-19 Executive Orders. Similarly, a Boon County circuit Judge also granted a temporary restraining order.

On July 17, the Kentucky Supreme Court stopped all attempts at blocking the governor's COVID-19 orders until the arguments against the case could be heard.

Now, all parties are in opposition of Beshear's orders have been asked to submit a first brief to the Clerk of the Supreme Court no later than Aug 28. Then, they've been asked to submit their response brief by Sept 8. Finally, the oral argument will take place in the Kentucky Supreme Court on Sept. 17.

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