Submitted to OnFocus – On Monday, October 19 at 9:00am, there will be a Hearing for Sawyer county Case 20CV128- Tavern League of Wisconsin, Inc. et al vs. Andrea Palm et al. this case is regarding the lawsuit filed by the Tavern League of Wisconsin contesting Emergency Order #3, limiting public gatherings.
Although this case was filed in Sawyer County, there has been a change of judicial assignment and the case will now be heard by Judge Babler from Barron County. The Judge, as well as Attorneys from both sides will be appearing via ZOOM. Due to COVID restrictions and social distancing requirements in the Courtroom, access to the Courtroom gallery will be extremely limited.
The hearing will be livestreamed on YouTube, click here.
A Barron County judge denied a request brought forth in a lawsuit from The Tavern League of Wisconsin to make a temporary injunction permanent, therefore reinstating Gov. Evers’ statewide indoor gatherings’ order.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ Secretary Andrea Palm and Governor Evers issued the order October 6, which limits all public indoor gatherings to 25% of the room or building’s capacity.
(The lawsuit was filed in Sawyer County court, but was heard by a Barron County judge after Sawyer County judge was recused.)
Gov. Tony Evers released the following statement regarding the circuit court’s denial of a request by the Tavern League of Wisconsin to grant a temporary injunction on Emergency Order #3, limiting public gatherings to 25 percent of a building or room’s capacity.
“This critically important ruling will help us prevent the spread of this virus by restoring limits on public gatherings. This crisis is urgent. Wisconsinites, stay home. Limit travel and going to gatherings, and please wear a face covering whenever you have to go out.”
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