If there was a “GOAT” (“greatest of all time”) for blistering court opinion dissents, one in the Fifth Circuit this week would likely win any poll.
Daniel Conrad reports:
A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ unpublished, per curiam decision rarely stirs the pot. But the Fifth Circuit’s decision Thursday in a lawsuit between United Airlines and its unvaccinated employees spurred one appellate judge to rebuke his colleagues in no uncertain terms.
Six of the airline’s employees filed a class-action federal lawsuit last September alleging that their employer’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate — according to which anyone who fails to receive a coronavirus vaccination will be indefinitely placed on unpaid leave — violated their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
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