"The New York state court system has fired 103 employees and banned four judges from courthouses for refusing to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

One of the four judges is Judge Jenny Rivera of the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s top court, courts spokesperson Lucian Chalfen confirmed to the Associated Press.

“She is not in compliance with the court’s vaccination policy,” he said.

The banned judges are facing possible discipline for refusing to comply with the vaccine mandate, report Law360, Reuters and Bloomberg Law. The judges can’t be fired."

This article was originally posted in the ABA Journal.

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