We knew this was going to happen. The people just went along with the state governor’s orders to lockdown, but we knew, or highly suspected, there was no federal or state law that allowed it.
The 4-3 ruling on Wednesday, the first of its kind in the nation, found that Evers’ administration overstepped its authority when it extended the mandate for another month without consulting legislators.
Bars, supper clubs and restaurants across Wisconsin were allowed to open their doors immediately - though some county governments moved quickly to impose their own lockdown rules in place of the governor’s decree.
In many parts of the state, however, overjoyed residents flocked to their favorite haunts after two months of home-bound isolation.