As COVID-19 vaccine mandates become the norm, some courts have begun requiring lawyers to be vaccinated before appearing in a courtroom. Constitutional law experts, including Professor Jason Mazzone, contend that the best argument for fighting such measures is based on how they impact clients.
Mazzone says that requiring lawyers to be vaccinated if they want to appear in court, while novel, is consistent with the very broad authority that courts have to set rules about who can enter the courthouse and under what conditions.
He also says that a vaccine requirement for lawyers, particularly one with no exemptions, could create hardships for the lawyer or the lawyer’s client.
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