Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

An appeals court dominated by Republican-nominated judges was chosen at random Tuesday to deal with the flurry of lawsuits against the Biden administration’s private business COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit was the winner of a lottery that was triggered by multiple appeals courts receiving challenges to the mandate, which was promulgated at the behest of President Joe Biden and would affect every business with 100 or more workers if it’s allowed to take effect. Thirty-four petitions for review, or suits, were filed against the mandate. At least one petition was filed in every single court of appeals in the nation. Federal law says that challenges to a rule in multiple appeals courts shall lead to a lottery, from which one court is picked. That court then handles the cases, which are consolidated. The Sixth Circuit oversees Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. Active and …

Author: Zachary Stieber
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/conservative-majority-court-chosen-to-decide-on-bidens-private-employer-vaccine-mandate_4108156.html

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