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State Supreme Court won't bypass in GOP challenge to virus orders

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 08:23:32-04

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to expedite an appeal in the Republican-led Legislature's lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home restrictions.

A judge ruled in her favor two weeks ago.

Both lawmakers and the governor wanted the high court to skip the appeals court and hear the case now.

But in a 4-3 ruling Thursday, the court said the case should follow the normal process.