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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

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

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

Order Declaring Health Care Law Unconstitutional Is Stayed Pending Immediate Appeal
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by Cheryl Keely

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida federal judge who declared the federal health care reform law unconstitutional responded March 3 to a federal government motion to clarify by issuing a stay pending an immediate appeal ( State of Florida, et... Read More