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Is it against the constitution to require restaurants to only serve people with a vaccine certificate in the United States?

I heard that New York is implementing a vaccine certificate for people who want to do certain indoors activities such as going to the cinema, eating and training, so I was wondering if that was ...
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Why is trying to get "vaccinated" into a fake arm considered fraud (in Italy)?

I'm curious under what legal provisions this bizarre story falls under in Italy. An Italian man is facing charges of fraud after turning up for his Covid-19 vaccine wearing a fake arm. [...] After ...
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Legality of adding vaccination record to the US CDC Covid card yourself

I'm a US resident and got my main Covid vaccinations in the US recorded on the US CDC card. I also got one booster shot abroad and would like to have it added to my US CDC card to have all my shots ...
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Would there be legal implications in the US to modifying a real vaccine card with fake info?

I know someone who received two doses of the vaccine, and so she has a real vaccination card. But she had substantial side effects from the second dose, and so doesn't plan on getting a booster. Her ...
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Are countries not allowed to require proof of revaccination (booster) against the yellow fever as a condition of entry?

I read on cdc.gov: Countries cannot require proof of revaccination (booster) against [the yellow fever] as a condition of entry, even if the traveler’s last vaccination was >10 years ago. Is ...
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Does Biden OSHA vaccine mandate apply to remote workers?

Does Biden vaccine mandate apply to remote workers? I am programmer full-time employee working from home. Our company was fully remote before the pandemic in 2019.
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Is it legally possible to bring an untested vaccine to market (in USA)? [closed]

Here Neil DeGrasse Tyson says there was testing and a system in place assuring the safe production of the new vaccines. He addresses people who have claimed there was no testing. That got me curious ...
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What prevents an employer from mandating vaccination?

IANAL: Would said requirement need to be found unconstitutional in order to prevent mandating vaccine in prisons, where prisoners are literally a captive audience? The two stakeholders comprise at ...
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Can public schools require emergency-use vaccines?

In many parts of the US, students must be vaccinated against certain illnesses to attend public K-12 schools. Some states allow medical, religious or philosophical exemptions; some may not. Vaccines ...
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Legal response to vaccination misinformation?

With Dominion's defamation suit against Lindell et al, I got to thinking that companies making vaccines should have similar standing to sue prominent disseminators of vaccine misinformation. They can ...
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What barriers are there for states to challenge the announced federal mandate for large employers to vaccinate their staff?

In September 2021, an article reported the following. My job as president is to protect all Americans," Mr. Biden said Thursday. "So tonight, I'm announcing that the Department of Labor is ...
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Can parents force their teenage children to get vaccinated?

The Los Angeles school district recently made the Covid vaccine mandatory for attendance. What’s special about the Covid vaccine is that it’s supposed to be given out not just to first graders (who ...
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Would an antivax tax violate the Canada Health Act?

Legault’s plan, however, is markedly different in that rather than simply limiting the activities of the unvaccinated it imposes a financial penalty on them no matter where they are or go in their ...
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Is it a crime to falsely claim that you’re older than 16 in order to get vaccinated?

The Pfizer vaccine is only approved for people over the age of 16 in the US. Let’s say a person is 13 years old and wants to get vaccinated. Would it be a crime for them to arrive at a vaccination ...
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In the US, what has been the general outcome of COVID-19 vaccine-mandate litigation?

Recently, a friend informed me that he knew someone who had won a lawsuit, with a large award for damages, against his employer, which I believe was a private company, because he was dismissed for not ...
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At what point does a bunch of ingredients become a medicine?

In most if not all countries it is illegal to sell unlicensed medicines and medical treatments. It is however legal to sell the reagents, equipment and instructions to individuals for them to create ...
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Under what law an employer in Australia NSW can mandate covid vaccination for their employees?

Can an employer in NSW: Legally obtain employee’s covid vaccination status without employee’s consent? Request employee to provide one. On grounds of what law? Terminate employment should employee ...
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If people challenge the decision of implementing an anti-vax tax, would the government have to wait before taxing people?

By threatening to implement a vaccine tax, Quebec is ostensibly trying to make vaccination against COVID-19 obligatory. Although such a measure would probably violate Canada’s Charter of Rights and ...
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Is Austria COVID vaccine mandate legal?

Austria plans to impose fines for those who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID19: Under the government’s plan, authorities will send out invitations to vaccination appointments to the 2 million ...
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Is refusing service to unvaccinated equal to a vaccination mandate?

Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40 that says: No entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or a consumer, who ...
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How many people can legally contest a given mandate at the same time in the United States?

How many people can legally contest a given mandate at the same time in the United States? A lot of companies intend to legally contest the vaccine mandate that was announced by Biden. I am wondering ...
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How does the federal court’s decision to freeze Biden’s 100 employees or more mandate affect our jobs?

On Saturday 11/6/2021 the federal appeals court froze Bidin’s law that companies that had 100 employees or more have to be tested or get the vaccine and now this law has been frozen. See article https:...
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University Vaccination Requirements

Headlines indicate Indiana students sue over COVID-19 vaccine requirement Even if the institution is a state university, doesn't every educational institution have the responsibility and authority to ...
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What are a business's obligations now that the Biden (OSHA) administration has suspended enforcement of its business vaccination mandate(s)?

The Biden administration has suspended enforcement of its vaccination and testing requirements for private businesses after a federal appeals court halted the rules pending review. The Occupational ...
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Is it legal for my boss to require I take the covid 19 vaccine?

I'm from South Africa but we basically follow British/USA law so answers from any of those jurisdictions will be fine. I work in digital marketing. But my boss doesn't want us to work from home. ...
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Can any company fire you for not getting a COVID-19 vaccine or it depends on the contract you've signed in the U.S.?

Can any company fire you for not getting a COVID-19 vaccine or it depends on the contract you've signed? If your contract doesn't specify anything except the yearly salary, does it allow your company ...
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Are there any federal penalties under current laws if a US state decided to discontinue its measles vaccination requirements for public schools?

I've read a backgrounder on US [state] vaccination laws in the US and (according to that) US states have fairly similar vaccination requirements for children attending public schools. (Grounds for ...
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My Canadaian university denied my religious vaccine exemption request, what type of lawyer do I speak to?

I am situated in Canada. And go to a Canadian university (in Toronto). My university has a vaccine mandate for the Covid-19 vaccine, which I have requested an exemption to, due to issues with the ...
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Can European Union countries make vaccination against COVID-19 compulsory?

Malta bans unvaccinated travellers France makes COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for health workers Macron considers "vaccination compulsory for the entire population" These are two countries ...
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Which religions oppose vaccination, and on what grounds?

There has obviously been much discussion about (covid) vaccine mandates in the US. From my limited reading on the matter, it sounds like the federal government has empowered employers to require ...
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Is it legal for either a public or private workplace to require a flu vaccine (in the US)?

Note - Disregard medical workers, direct medical workers or similar jobs. Not looking to debate that some industries may have needs. I see that many workplaces and universities are mandating COVID ...
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