The New York State Bar Association’s governing board has tabled until Nov. 7 a vote on whether the full bar association will adopt a controversial recent recommendation by its Health Law Section that it should be mandatory for all Americans to undergo COVID-19 vaccination, when a vaccine becomes available, even if they object to it for “religious, philosophical or personal reasons.”

The bar association’s governing board, whose vote on whether to adopt the recommendation will speak on behalf of the entire 70,000-member organization, was to vote on the issue earlier this month, according to a bar association spokeswoman.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]