Here's a peek at today's legal setback for arguments against local public health restrictions as pandemic numbers worsen . . .
Johnson County District Judge David Hauber’s ruling Thursday also struck down limits on state and local officials’ power to impose pandemic-related restrictions.
The law allowed people to file grievances with cities, counties and local school boards over restrictions and mandated decisions within 10 days.
It also set a 10-day deadline for court rulings in lawsuits. Hauber said the law denied officials due legal process and improperly infringed on the judicial branch’s power.
Here's progressive blog celebration . . .
Kansas judge strikes down law providing speedy challenge to mask mandates in schools | Kansas Reflector
TOPEKA - The Legislature's attempt to promote "legal anarchy" in response to COVID-19 precautions in public schools is unconstitutional, a Johnson County District Court judge ruled Thursday. District Judge David Hauber also determined the entirety of Senate Bill 40 is unenforceable, effectively wiping out a Republican-led charge to restrict the governor's oversight of emergencies.
Developing . . .