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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

Small Business Lobby To Go To Court On Health Law
Posted on 14 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) Attorneys general and governors for 20 states won't be alone in their legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The nation's most influential small business lobby is going to court with... Read More

States Respond In Health Care Overhaul Lawsuit
Posted on 6 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) Twenty states and the nation's most influential small business lobby plan Friday to file their response to the government's attempt to dismiss their lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.... 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

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

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