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Mass Gatherings

The Sixth Circuit dismissed an appeal by a group of demonstrators challenging Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Covid-19-related mass gathering restriction. The appeal is moot as Beshear has already withdrawn the order, but the court remanded the case for a determination as to whether further relief is appropriate on the plaintiffs' claim that the threat of prosecution for their past violations of the order keeps the “broader case alive.”

CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit dismissed a challenge to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Covid-19-related restrictions on mass gatherings. The appeal is moot as Beshear has already withdrawn the order, but the court remanded the case for a determination as to whether further relief is appropriate on claims that the threat of prosecution for past violations of the order keeps the “broader case alive.”

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