Michigan Supreme Court ruling against Gov. Whitmer’s virus order: What happens next?
Gretchen Whitmer has been making decisions under the power granted to her by the Emergency Powers of Governor Act of 1945. Gen. Mike McDaniel, associate dean of Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School and specializes in homeland and national security law. McDaniel said until the previous federal judge rolls the decision into a court order, nothing has changed. “It’s going to be 21 days after there’s a final order that these will have any legal effect at all,” McDaniel said. Whitmer released a statement in response to the ruling, as well as Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband and Michigan U.S.