LEGAL UPDATE – KANE / KEIL / NYFRL Will Not Appeal to Second SCOTUS Justice After Sotomayor Denial

by Michael Kane 11-20-22 This does not mean we won’t be back to SCOTUS. We may. The KANE / KEIL / NYFRL cases recently filed an emergency appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). That appeal went to Justice Sotomayor who denied it. I had originally thought this meant our attorneys wouldContinue reading “LEGAL UPDATE – KANE / KEIL / NYFRL Will Not Appeal to Second SCOTUS Justice After Sotomayor Denial”

Our New Judge ALSO Owns Pfizer Stock…and AstraZeneca, Merck, Sanofi, GSK and Moderna affiliates…

Recusal #2? by Michael Kane 6-14-22 Judge Caproni recused herself from Kane v. de Blasio and Keil v. NYC because she owned Pfizer Stock. Her replacement, Edgardo Ramos, not only owns Pfizer stock but also AstraZeneca, and much more… In a letter written to the court from our attorneys Sujata Gibson and Jonathan Nelson, onceContinue reading “Our New Judge ALSO Owns Pfizer Stock…and AstraZeneca, Merck, Sanofi, GSK and Moderna affiliates…”

ATTORNEY PREDICTS VICTORY for NYC Workers Fighting in Court to Get Back Jobs Lost Over Covid Shot

6-7-22 “New York City is going to lose here in the end” When speaking of the cases Kane v. de Blasio, Keil v. NYC, and New Yorkers for Religious Liberty (NYFRL) v. NYC, Attorney Barry Black predicts victory for NYC workers in the cases! Attorney Sujata Gibson agrees with him. Here is the quote fromContinue reading “ATTORNEY PREDICTS VICTORY for NYC Workers Fighting in Court to Get Back Jobs Lost Over Covid Shot”

Supreme Court To Consider Granting Emergency Relief to NYC Teachers Denied Religious Accommodation From Vaccine Mandate

February 22, 2022 10:14 ET | Source: Children’s Health Defense https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/02/22/2389581/0/en/Supreme-Court-To-Consider-Granting-Emergency-Relief-to-NYC-Teachers-Denied-Religious-Accommodation-From-Vaccine-Mandate.html New York, NY, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The United States Supreme Court will consider a legal challenge to New York City’s vaccine mandate from educators who were denied religious exemptions to vaccination. Earlier this month, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who oversees emergency appeals from theContinue reading “Supreme Court To Consider Granting Emergency Relief to NYC Teachers Denied Religious Accommodation From Vaccine Mandate”

Update on KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC

by Michael Kane 2-25-21 On February 24, 2022, our cases against the NYC DOE regarding the religious exemption to vaccination for educators were argued in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. You can hear the oral argument at the following link: https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AIoB3hbdPM72uUM&cid=C86A1FC293CF2F3E&id=C86A1FC293CF2F3E%21761&parId=C86A1FC293CF2F3E%21189&o=OneUp This is a complex situation so I will do my best to explain.Continue reading “Update on KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC”

NYC Educators File Emergency Appeal to SCOTUS Over Religious Exemption to Vaccination

Here is the filing with SCOTUS — https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/21a398.html PRESS RELEASE New York, NY, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On February 8, 2022, attorneys representing plaintiffs in Kane v. de Blasio and Keil v. NYC, which allege that the New York City Department of Education (DOE) violated the First Amendment by denying religious exemptions to vaccination, filed an emergencyContinue reading “NYC Educators File Emergency Appeal to SCOTUS Over Religious Exemption to Vaccination”

NYC Teachers Denied Religious Exemption for Third Time

WE ARE BACK IN COURT! Attorneys Apply for Another Emergency Injunction 12-11-21 by Michael Kane In the lawsuits KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC the plaintiffs won an injunction that allowed them to reapply for a religious exemption to vaccination in what equated to a third attempt. Nearly all who reapplied were denied,Continue reading “NYC Teachers Denied Religious Exemption for Third Time”

PRESS RELEASE – Big Win in Court for NYC Educators on Unpaid Leave

Plaintiffs Can Reapply for Religious Exemption in NYC Schools DOE Promises to Make this Option Generally Available by Michael Kane 11-30-21 In a unanimous opinion, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that NYC Educators denied a religious exemption to vaccination and placed on unpaid leave must be allowed to apply again for anContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE – Big Win in Court for NYC Educators on Unpaid Leave”

NY City Teachers Back in Court to Argue City’s COVID Vaccine Mandate Policy Violates Constitution

New York City educators who were denied a religious exemption to vaccination on Monday were back in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in the cases Kane v. De Blasio and Keil v. The City of New York to argue the policy adopted by the city to determine religious exemptions blatantly violates the Constitution andContinue reading “NY City Teachers Back in Court to Argue City’s COVID Vaccine Mandate Policy Violates Constitution”

Listen to Oral Arguments in KANE vs DEBLASIO & KEIL vs NYC

11-24-21 To listen to the oral arguments in front of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals for KANE vs DE BLASIO and KEIL vs NYC on 11-22-21 go to the following link: https://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/oral_arguments.html (click on “2021” and scroll down to KANE vs DE BLASIO and press the play button) You can also download the mp3Continue reading “Listen to Oral Arguments in KANE vs DEBLASIO & KEIL vs NYC”