An Impartial Jury of Your (Vaccinated) Peers: Constitutionality of Vaccine Mandates for Juries

Annabel WeinbachOct 19, 20214 min read
For the foreseeable future, in the absence of a universal vaccine mandate, a large minority of U.S. citizens will likely remain unvaccinated. As courts across the country impose vaccine requirements for juries — requiring jurors to show proof of vaccination and dismissing them if they do not — we are […]

Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers: Exacerbating the Healthcare Worker Shortage?

Abigail WaltersOct 19, 20214 min read
The United States healthcare sector has experienced nurse and worker shortages on and off since the 1960s, and the current COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened this phenomenon. As of April 2021, over 3,000 US healthcare workers have died due to COVID-19 since the pandemic started, and many more have left the field because of the lack of equipment, […]

Remote Learning Has Taken a Significant Toll on Students with Disabilities. But It’s Not All Bleak…Depending on Who You Are

Devyn MaloufOct 19, 20214 min read
The shift to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 exacerbated disparities already existing in the United States education system. Low-income students and students of color have disproportionately incurred learning losses and emotional difficulties compared to high-income and white students, which is also representative of the experiences of students […]

Has Covid Disheartened our Healthcare Heroes to the Point of No Return?

Patrick LeeOct 19, 20214 min read
A recent, and well deserved, trend in media outlets is congratulating and thanking health care workers for being heroes in the unprecedented crisis of Covid-19. While the Delta variant and battles over vaccine mandates still rage, there are many taking a cautious sigh of relief that the end is in sight for […]

A Health Paradox and a Path to Escape Absurdity

Alexander NaumOct 19, 20213 min read
The United States began widespread COVID-19 vaccine distribution on December 14th, 2020; however, after ten months the CDC reports that only 56% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. When compared to other high socioeconomic (SES) nations, the U.S.’s vaccination rate ranks among the lowest. While the people of low SES nations are pleading to […]