STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report

N.Y. Law Firm Sues State Lawmakers, Seeks to Overturn ‘Unduly Excessive’ Stay-At-Home Orders

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo, N.Y., law firm has sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state attorney general Letitia James, seeking to overturn what it deems “arbitrary, unduly excessive” COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, arguing that they violate business’ constitutional rights.

In a May 13 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, HoganWillig PPLC contends that the medical data available to the Governor since mid-April compel a finding that the emergency powers being exercised by the governor have been abused and “infringe on the rights and liberties of the governed.”

“The goal at the ...

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