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Calif. School Vaccine Law Upheld As Panel Pans 'Hyperbole'

Law360 (December 7, 2018, 10:37 PM EST) -- California's law requiring children in day care and grade school to get vaccinated survived another in a long line of challenges when a state appeals court criticized the lawsuit’s "hyperbole" in a unanimous opinion upholding a lower court's decision to toss the case.

A three-judge panel in California's Third Appellate District on Thursday affirmed the trial court's decision to throw out the lawsuit, which claimed the education and public health departments and state officials enforcing the vaccination law had violated Golden State residents' rights to due process, privacy and education.

In filings with the trial court, the plaintiffs argued the legislation...

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