Dorit Reiss

law professor at UC Hastings College of the Law

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Professor at Hastings Law School, studying vaccines and the law

Dorit Reiss on KCRW

More than 2,500 LAPD employees plan to seek a religious exemption to LA’s requirement that city workers get the COVID vaccine.

Faith-based COVID vax exemption: How easily can you claim one, and do some religions truly forbid inoculation?

More than 2,500 LAPD employees plan to seek a religious exemption to LA’s requirement that city workers get the COVID vaccine.

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Vaccine mandates are popping up at companies, universities, and government offices across California. Employees can opt out for medical reasons or “sincerely held religious beliefs.”

‘We expect widespread abuse’ of religious exemption, says UC law professor about COVID vax mandates

Vaccine mandates are popping up at companies, universities, and government offices across California. Employees can opt out for medical reasons or “sincerely held religious beliefs.”

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Private businesses can require employees and customers to be vaccinated, according to law professor Dorit Reiss.

Can schools and businesses require COVID-19 vaccinations?

Private businesses can require employees and customers to be vaccinated, according to law professor Dorit Reiss.

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