Governor Brian Kemp (R) issued Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that required businesses to close in an effort to limit the spread of the virus. Business owners often challenged those forced business closures as unconstitutional or as exceeding the State’s police power, and those challenges were met with varying degrees of success.
Baylee A. Culverhouse & Alexa R. Martin,
FORCED BUSINESS CLOSURES: Executive Orders by the Governor Closing Private Businesses,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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