Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Session – Moving Backwards? Childhood & School Vaccination Requirements

Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM, Thursday, September 15, 2022
Location: Van Metre Hall MPR 125

The session will examine the various common state frameworks for mandatory childhood vaccination as a prerequisite to attending school, legal precedents addressing the constitutionality of such mandates, common issues arising with respect to enforcement, and recent trends aiming to either strengthen or weaken such mandates in various states.


Michael R. Anderson, Pediatric Critical Care Physician

Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Kirill Reznik, Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Committee on Health

Professor Jonathan F. Will, Director, Bioethics & Health Law Center, Mississippi College of Law