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Supreme Court Takes No Action On Virginia's Challenge To Health Care Law, For Now
Posted on 18 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource 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

4th Circuit Considers Whether Individual Mandate Unconstitutional
Posted on 10 May 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) The federal government argued before a panel of the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 that a district court judge erred in finding that the individual mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read More

4th Circuit: Virginia Lacked Standing To Challenge Health Care Reform Act
Posted on 8 Sep 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 8 reversed a lower court ruling holding that the individual mandate provision contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was unconstitutional... Read More

Obama Administration Defends Health Care Reform In Court
Posted on 1 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) President Barack Obama's administration said in court papers Monday that a federal judge in Virginia erred in striking down the centerpiece of its health care reform law. The administration urged the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read More

Virginia Wants Health Care Lawsuit Before Supreme Court
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) Virginia's attorney general wants his lawsuit against the federal health care law to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Thursday he plans to file a motion to bypass an appeals court after... Read More

Hatch: Kagan Should Sit Out Health Care Reform Case
Posted on 7 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, an opponent of the recently enacted health care overhaul, says Justice Elena Kagan should not take part in the widely expected Supreme Court consideration of the new law. Hatch's call is part of... Read More