First Edition: March 26, 2012

Today marks the beginning of the Supreme Court’s three days of oral arguments regarding the health law. Headlines break down the key points of those arguments, as well as the political and historical context in which they will be advanced. Read More..
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Court Opens Health-Care Debate With Law That May Derail Case

The U.S. Supreme Court opened today its historic review of President Barack Obama’s health-care law, three days of arguments that might result in the president’s premier legislative achievement being found unconstitutional in the middle of his re-election campaign. Read More..
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Looking Ahead to the Supreme Court’s Health Care Reform Hearings (March 26 – 28)

In three weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral argument on the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Almost three years to the day after the ACA was enacted, it will become the most significant piece of legis
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Supreme Court may wait until 2014 to rule on individual mandate

This summer, the Supreme Court is set to rule on the constitutionality of a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that requires individuals to buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty. Tuesday, the Supreme Court increased the time for next month’s oral arguments
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Briefs in Relation to U.S. Supreme Court Consideration of Constitutionality of PPACA

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for one of the Court’s most important decisions in a generation. Read More..
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50 doctors for single payer urge Supreme Court to strike down individual mandate

WASHINGTON — Fifty medical doctors who favor a single-payer health insurance system today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the individual mandate. In a brief (pdf) filed with the Court, the 50 doctors and two nonprofit groups – Single Payer Action and It’s Our Economy
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A Guide to the Supreme Court’s Review of the 2010 Health Care Reform Law

With the Supreme Court preparing to hear oral arguments about challenges to the 2010 Affordable Care Act in March 2012, this Kaiser Family Foundation brief serves as a primer on the pending case, which challenges the constitutionality both of the law’s individual mandate that re
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll — January 2012

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear legal challenges to the health reform law in March, most Americans expect the Justices to base their ruling on their own ideological views rather than their interpretation of the law, according to the January Health Tracking Poll. Other key findin
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States File Brief in Support of Health Reform Law

January 17, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the constitutionality of federal health care reform and urging the high court to uphold the law. Harris, joined by 12 other atto
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Nearly 500 state lawmakers to press Supreme Court to uphold healthcare mandate

Nearly 500 state lawmakers to press Supreme Court to uphold healthcare mandate More than 480 state lawmakers plan to file a brief Thursday urging the Supreme Court to uphold President Obama’s healthcare law. The group includes at least one lawmaker from every state, including th
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