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Are the Unvaccinated ‘Unpatriotic?’ This Judge Thinks So.

U.S. District Judge Robert Scola, Southern District of Florida. (Credit: Jill Kahn)

With covid cases on the rise, it’s not unusual to see judges delay jury trials. But when U.S. District Judge Robert Scola issued such an order this week, he raised his fair share of eyebrows.