New Republic

In a 6–3 Ruling, the Supreme Court Upholds the Covid Pandemic

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Jan 13, 2022


Matt Ford, the piece’s author, criticizes the Supreme Court’s recent ruling against the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test rule for large businesses. He argues the decision is not based on the law and will prolong the pandemic and result in preventable deaths.

Discussion Questions

  1. Should the Supreme Court consider a rule’s potential public health benefit when considering its constitutionality?