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4th Circuit Considers If Dismissal Of Health Care Law Challenge Appropriate
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A group of plaintiffs in Virginia, including a private Christian university, argued before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 that a lower court erred in finding that Congress acted within its power in enacting... Read More

4th Circuit: Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Hear Challenge To Health Care Act
Posted on 9 Sep 2011 by Cheryl Keely

RICHMOND, Va. -- In a divided opinion, the majority of Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 8 held that the Anti-Injunction Act strips the court of jurisdiction to hear a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA... 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

Plaintiffs Lack Standing To Challenge Health Care Act, 9th Circuit Affirms
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by Cheryl Keely

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) A panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 13 affirmed a lower court ruling that plaintiffs challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Act (PPACA) lacked standing to challenge the act because they... Read More

Lawsuit Looms On U.S. Syphilis Tests In Guatemala
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) Attorneys representing potentially thousands of Guatemalans who were affected by U.S. syphilis experiments decades ago said Tuesday they will sue top federal health officials unless a system is created out of court to settle claims by the... Read More

Feds Seek Dismissal Of Va. Health Reform Lawsuit
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) President Barack Obama's administration on Monday asked a federal judge in Virginia to dismiss the state's lawsuit alleging Congress overstepped its constitutional bounds with the new health care reform law. Health and Human... Read More