Monday, July 19, 2021

UC's Vaccination Mandate - Follow Up

Last Saturday, we posted about UC's vaccine mandate and the detailed regulations thereof.*

It is possible there may be legal challenges to the mandate, but a recent court decision regarding a similar mandate of Indiana University suggests getting a court to overturn UC's policy may be difficult:

From Politico: ...Eight students filed a lawsuit last month challenging the [Indiana University] vaccination mandate, arguing it violates the 14th Amendment, as well as state law. Their filing comes as vaccination rates stagnate among conservatives and in Republican-leaning areas throughout the country, and as college-age Americans notch the lowest vaccination rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“In short, the balance of harms and the public interest favor Indiana University and the determination that it has reasonably determined the best course of action for the health of its academic community this upcoming fall semester,” Judge Damon Leichty wrote in a decision that spanned more than 100 pages...

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