Tag Archives: vaccination

With courts reopening, lawyers need vaccination priority, Md. bar group says

The letter-writing effort was spurred by private attorneys concerned that their impending return to the courtroom amid the pandemic poses a danger not only to themselves but to litigants, jurors and court staff whom they might unknowingly infect, MSBA President Mark F. Scurti said Thursday.
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Maryland lawyers should be given priority for receiving COVID-19 vaccinations as courthouses are set to reopen next month and jury trials are scheduled to resume in April, the state’s bar association writes in a letter being circulated among local attorney ...

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Hogan wants lawmakers to act quickly on COVID relief


Speaking just hours before the General Assembly is set to convene, Gov. Larry Hogan urged lawmakers Wednesday morning to pass as soon as possible his proposed $1 billion Relief Act for Maryland businesses and residents hardest hit by the pandemic-spurred ...

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Md. appeals court upholds vaccination over mother’s objection


The state’s interest in immunizing an infant in its protective custody against disease trumps a parent’s religious objections to immunization, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in upholding a judge’s immunization order for a child placed in emergency shelter care due ...

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Md. vaccination law takes middle road

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In the midst of a national debate over vaccination requirements, Maryland policy seems to straddle the line between those who advocate for parent choice and those who argue that immunizations should be mandatory as a matter of public health.

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