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….