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Judge: States Must Continue With Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) A federal judge who declared President Barack Obama's health care overhaul unconstitutional ruled Thursday that states must continue implementing it while the case makes its way through the courts. U.S. District Judge Roger... Read More

States Ask 11th Circuit To Overturn Obama Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 5 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) More than two dozen states challenging the health care overhaul urged a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday to strike down the Obama administration's landmark law, arguing it far exceeds the federal government's powers. The motion,... Read More

11th Circuit Strikes Health Insurance Requirement
Posted on 13 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource 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

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

Mississippi Judge Dismisses Health Care Overhaul Lawsuit
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - (AP) A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit in Mississippi that challenges part of the Obama administration's health care law, but giving the plaintiffs 30 days to make changes to their complaint. U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett... Read More

Oklahoma AG Challenges Federal Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a legal challenge against the federal health care overhaul President Barack Obama signed into law last year. Pruitt's filing Friday in U.S. District Court in Muskogee makes Oklahoma... Read More

Government Tells Judge It Is Appealing On Health Care
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration is appealing a judge's ruling that found the federal overhaul of the health care system unconstitutional. In a two-page notice Tuesday to a federal court in Pensacola, Fla., the Justice Department said... Read More

11th Circuit Speeds Up Health Overhaul Appeal
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) A federal appeals court has agreed to act swiftly in considering a Florida judge's ruling that President Obama's health care overhaul is unconstitutional. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta said Friday that it had agreed to expedite... Read More

13 Attorneys General Sue Over Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (AP) Attorneys general from 13 states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming the landmark health care overhaul bill is unconstitutional just seven minutes after President Barack Obama signed it into law. The lawsuit... Read More