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Religious Freedom and Vaccinations. State power and Civil Liberties in Tension

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Program Number
31121
Program Date
2021-05-18

A century ago, the US Supreme court decided Jacobson v Massachusetts, which held that compulsory smallpox vaccinations were required over religious objections to the vaccinations. 

The court established 4 standards: necessity, reasonable means, proportionality and harm avoidance. 

In 2021, would the analysis be different, and would the result be different??

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Program Categories

  • Constitutional Law
  • Covid-19
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Negligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury
  • Religious Freedom
  • State, Local and Municipal Law