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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

Florida Judge Strikes Down Obama Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 31 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) A federal judge ruled Monday that the Obama administration's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, siding with 26 states that sued to block it. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson accepted without trial the states' argument... Read More

Federal Government Appeals Judge's Health Care Ruling
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) The federal health care overhaul's core requirement to make virtually all citizens buy health insurance or face tax penalties is constitutional because Congress has the authority to regulate interstate business, the Justice Department... Read More

Federal Court Tosses New Hampshire Man's Health Overhaul Lawsuit
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CONCORD, N.H. - (AP) A federal court has thrown out a New Hampshire man's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the government's health care overhaul, saying he lacked standing to sue because his Medicare coverage will automatically satisfy... 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

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