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Is this Michigan “Lockdown” Legal?

by Michael Williams

Published 3.24.2020

Is this Michigan “lockdown” legal? A couple different people have asked today, so here was my answer: Yes, almost certainly. The authority to do this kind of thing has been around for a long time, but it’s been decades since it was last invoked against a broad population.

For quarantine reading, the statutes are here:

MCL 10.31: https://lnkd.in/eP4yTH4

MCL 30.403: https://lnkd.in/efBi-jY

MCL 333.2453: https://lnkd.in/eizkpUh

More information can be found here:

NCSL: https://lnkd.in/eRxbZkS

CDC : https://lnkd.in/e4fkF_Z

Stay safe, and be assured that the law is being respected.

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