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Supreme Court Mum On Virginia's Challenge To Health Care Law
Posted on 18 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although the state of Virginia has asked for its lawsuit challenging the federal health care law to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court, the high court on April 15 took no action on the request, the Associated Press has reported.... Read More

Supreme Court to Review Challenges to Health Care Reform Act
Posted on 14 Nov 2011 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 14 agreed to review three cases challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) after considering five of six petitions challenging the act at its Nov. 10 conference ... Read More

The 3rd Burning of Washington: Uncivil Health Care Wars Continue
Posted on 23 Feb 2012 by Alvin D. Lurie

By Alvin D. Lurie Historical Headnote: Washington has been burned twice before - once 197 years ago literally, by the enemy from without, when the British burned the White House and the U.S. Capitol during the War of 1812; and once metaphorically,... Read More

11th Circuit Strikes Health Insurance Requirement
Posted on 13 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) A federal appeals panel struck down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul Friday, moving the argument over whether Americans can be required to buy health insurance a step closer to the U.S. Supreme... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Obama Election Win Leaves GOP Governors Scrambling on Affordable Care Act
Posted on 13 Nov 2012 by State Net

For most of the last year, a handful of Republican governors have refused to take action on implementing the Affordable Care Act, preferring instead to bank on the Supreme Court or the November presidential election to send the law to the legislative... Read More

Supreme Court Ruling On 'ObamaCare' Dismays Mountain States Legal Foundation
Posted on 5 Jul 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation with decades of experience addressing constitutional issues at the Supreme Court of the United States and the federal courts of appeals on June 28 expressed dismay... Read More

High Court Denies Fast-Track Review In Virginia's Challenge To Health Care Act
Posted on 25 Apr 2011 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on April 25 rejected Virginia's request for a writ of certiorari before judgment for review of a lower court's decision holding that the individual mandate contained in the Patient Protection... Read More

Western Legal Group Briefs U.S. Supreme Court On Health Care Act
Posted on 16 Feb 2012 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - A western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation on Feb. 10 filed its friend of the court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court and urged the court to uphold a ruling by the 11 th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upholding a Florida federal district... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Can California Rescue the Affordable Care Act?
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by State Net

While national candidates wage a war of words and half-truths on health issues, a handful of states, led by California, are charging ahead to implement the key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely viewed as the signal achievement of Barack... Read More