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Obama Administration Asks Judge To Clarify Health Ruling
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) The Justice Department asked a federal judge in Florida on Thursday to tell states that they must continue to enact the Obama administration's health care overhaul despite the judge's ruling that the law is unconstitutional... Read More

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

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

States' Suit On Obama Health Plan May Go To Trial
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) A federal judge says he likely will let go to trial portions of a lawsuit by Florida and 19 other states challenging the president's health care overhaul as unconstitutional. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers ... Read More

4th Circuit Panel In Virginia Hears Health Care Cases
Posted on 11 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) A federal appeals panel dominated by appointees of President Barack Obama heard more than two hours of arguments Tuesday in two Virginia lawsuits challenging his health care overhaul. The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit... Read More