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Supreme Court Reinstates Stay on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

In a 6-3 decision issued January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court cast significant doubt on the viability of a pillar of President Biden’s plan to fight to the spread of Covid-19. The Court’s majority held that challengers were likely to succeed on their claim that the Occupational Safety and Health...

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“Religious Exemptions to Covid-19 Mandates: Paths through the Minefield,” by Anna Beckelman with Helen D. Reavis

Tomorrow, on January 7, 2022, the Supreme Court is expected to hear an oral argument regarding religious exemptions from a vaccine mandate by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a federal agency, with a focus on the limits of federal authority. As federal, state and local governments institute COVID-19...

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RPJ Partner Mark Moore Discusses Illinois Vaccine Mandates at All Colleges and Universities

Last Friday, RPJ Partner Mark Moore was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education in an article reported by Francie Diep entitled, “Illinois Mandates Vaccinations at All Institutions of Higher Education.” Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order last Thursday requiring all students and employees at both public and private...

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Ring of Keys: NYC’s Proof of Vaccination Program

On August 17, 2021, the Key to NYC program, which requires proof of vaccination for indoor activities in New York City, including attending theatrical and other performing arts events, went into effect.  Under the program, individuals age 12 and older are required to show proof that they have received at...

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Partner Ethan Krasnoo Discusses Vaccine Mandates for Theater Professionals and Audiences Amid Broadway Reopening

Broadway curtains are gearing up to rise again this fall after a year of lockdown, but the highly contagious Delta variant and breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals present serious considerations for determining the safest ways to get company members and audiences back in the theater. Partner Ethan Krasnoo weighed in...

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