The Health Reform Challenge Before the Supreme Court

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Mar 27, 2012


M. Suzanne Schrandt, J.D.


The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments this week in the largest of the lawsuits filed against President Obama’s health reform law. The justices have dedicated a substantial amount of time — three days — to hear the arguments in the lawsuit, in which the 26 plaintiff states are suing the federal government over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. This tutorial provides a brief overview of the four major issues before the court.

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