The GLJC has prepared a FAQ for the MDHHS Gatherings and Face Covering Order by Director Gordon.
MDHHS Director Gordon issued an Emergency Order restricting gatherings and requiring masks. Is it legal?
MCL 333.2453 does not authorize any local health department to issue a mandatory mask requirement. If the OCHD, or any other local health department, attempts to enforce such an unlawful order, seek legal assistance immediately and contest the illegal action.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-142 regarding the opening of schools and the education of K-12 children for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Great Lakes Justice Center has drafted a Mask Notice for Businesses in Michigan.
Can we legally open? Do I have to wear a mask when I preach? What about members of the congregation? The Governor recently issued new decrees that impact churches and religious organizations. Here is our analysis.
Although the Governor holds enhanced authority under a state of emergency, this authority is not absolute.
FACTSHEET – Impact of Federal Court Ruling on Petition Drive to Amend Civil Rights Law Using Online E-Signatures
Some individuals are now improperly relying on a Federal Court decision issued today by District Judge Terrence G. Berg to support FEM’s attempt to use e-signatures for its ballot initiative.
FACTSHEET – Michigan Judge Issues Unconstitutional Order Empowering Authorities to Arrest Anyone over COVID-19 Fears
On April 6, 2020, Kent County Chief Circuit Judge Mark Trusock issued a court order authorizing the police to involuntarily detain (arrest) anyone suspected to be a “carrier and health threat” to the community.
On April 13, 2020, without the approval of the Secretary of State, FEM unilaterally announced it will begin collecting petition signatures electronically on its website.