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Debbie Kaminer, Professor of Law, Baruch College, CUNY. My scholarship focuses on employment discrimination, sex discrimination, disability discrimination, LGBTQ discrimination, religion and the law, and vaccination law. My work has appeared in the Wisconsin Law Review Forward, American University Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law, the New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, the Stanford Law & Policy Review, the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, The Texas Review of Law and Politics, UCLA Women’s Law Journal, Health Matrix, The Journal of Law, Religion and State, USA Today, New York Daily News, The New York State Bar Journal, Bloomberg Law, The New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, The Jerusalem Post and The Star-Ledger.

What Supreme Court’s block of vaccine mandate for large businesses will mean for public health: 4 questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on January 13, 2022, blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate, which applied to virtually all private companies with 100 of more employees. But it left in place a narrower mandate that requires health care workers at facilities receiving federal funds to get vaccinated. The ruling comes at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates continues to soar throughout the United States as a result of the omicron variant. Debbie Kaminer, a professor of law at Baruch College, CUNY, explain the ruling’s impact.

Subjects: Civil Liberties, Education, Employment Law, Healthcare, Legal Research, Supreme Court, United States Law