UMass Students' Graduation May End Vax Suit, 1st Circ. Hints

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By Chris Villani (May 5, 2022, 3:25 PM EDT) — The First Circuit on Thursday wondered if there was anything left to decide in examining whether two University of Massachusetts students could avoid getting COVID-19 vaccines, since one is about to graduate and the other transferred.

The panel pressed Ryan McLane of McLane & McLane LLC, an attorney for students Hunter Harris and Cora Cluett, on why the matter before them is still live as the court considered whether to overturn a lower court ruling in the school’s favor.

“I understand that Cluett is about to graduate this month. Won’t that moot her case?” asked U.S. Circuit Judge Bruce M. Selya….

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