State Mandated Vaccinations: Truly Harmless Endeavor or Violation of Substantive Due Process Rights?

24 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2015  

Date Written: April 14, 2009

Abstract

This paper examines the nature of substantive due process rights and other important considerations regarding mandatory vaccination laws. It argues in favor of philosophical exemptions predicated on informed consent requirements.

Keywords: substantive due process, immunizations, vaccinations, compulsory vaccinations, vaccine law, parental rights, informed consent

JEL Classification: compulsory vaccinations

Suggested Citation

Obolsky, Caitlyn Mary, State Mandated Vaccinations: Truly Harmless Endeavor or Violation of Substantive Due Process Rights? (April 14, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2659270 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2659270

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