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Day Two: The Individual MandatePosted on March 28, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Diane Cohen
Yesterday the Court heard argument on the centerpiece of the President’s health care law – the individual mandate. At issue: Whether Congress exceeded its Commerce Clause authority when it enacted the mandate, which takes effect in 2014. Unprecedented in history, the individual mandate forces nearly every American to purchase government-approved health insurance.
Transcript: Oral Arguments for Tuesday, March 27Posted on March 27, 2012 | Type: Blog
There were a lot of legal fireworks in today's Supreme Court proceedings on the federal healthcare law. Since the SCOTUS website is getting overloaded with traffic, you may read the transcript of today's oral arguments here.
Recap: Day One at the Supreme CourtPosted on March 27, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Diane Cohen
On day one of oral argument on the President’s health care law, the Supreme Court considered the issue of jurisdiction -- that is, whether it even had the power to hear the case or whether the plaintiffs must wait until 2015 to file their case, when the penalty for failing to comply with the individual mandate will begin to be imposed.
This Week: Will the Court Strike Obama's Healthcare Law?Posted on March 26, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Diane Cohen
Two years after the President’s healthcare law was passed, and more than two dozen lawsuits and literally hundreds of court filings later, it is now down to one case before the United States Supreme Court.
Malkin cites Goldwater case against Obama's healthcare lawPosted on March 23, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Jon Gabriel
Columnist Michelle Malkin wrote an important piece on what she calls "the mother of all death panels" — the Independent Payment Advisory Board