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Klaassen v. Trustees of Indiana University

Application for injunctive relief denied by Justice Barrett on Aug. 12, 2021.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21A15 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issues: (1) Whether heightened scrutiny applies to Indiana University’s mandate that all IU students take the COVID vaccine in violation of their constitutional rights to bodily integrity and autonomy and medical treatment choice so that IU must prove that its mandate is justified, which the courts below erroneously failed to do; and (2) whether IU failed to prove that its mandate is justified under heightened scrutiny.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 06 2021Application (21A15) for injunctive relief, submitted to Justice Barrett.
Aug 12 2021Application (21A15) denied by Justice Barrett.
Dec 06 2021Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Physicians for Informed Consent.