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Challenge to Whitmer won't be heard; Justices: Lower court should take emergency powers case

Jun 05, 2020 - Detroit Free Press

LANSING - The Michigan Supreme Court has refused to directly take up a challenge by the Michigan Legislature to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's emergency powers, saying the case should follow the normal appeal route to the Michigan Court of Appeals.

In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court issued an order Thursday that said: "We are not persuaded that the questions presented should be reviewed by this court before consideration by the Court of Appeals.

Justice Elizabeth Clement, who was appointe...