Supreme Court Day Two Arguments Concern the Individual Mandate

By: Tuesday March 27, 2012 7:03 am

Today’s Supreme Court arguments really get to the crux of the matter. They concern the constitutionality of the individual mandate, the part of the law that forces Americans in the individual marketplace with the ability to pay (there is a hardship exemption) to either purchase health insurance or pay a penalty. The mandate, according to [...]

Supreme Court Unlikely to Postpone Ruling on Individual Mandate

By: Monday March 26, 2012 11:05 am

The audio of the first day of oral arguments at the Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act can be found here, and a transcript here. As I noted earlier, the arguments today specifically focused on whether the penalty for the individual mandate represented a tax. If it does, then the Anti-Injunction Act of 1867 [...]

Supreme Court Begins Oral Arguments On Obamacare

By: Monday March 26, 2012 6:22 am

Today in Washington, the Supreme Court begins the first of three epic days of hearings on the Affordable Care Act (or I guess if Obama is calling it Obamacare now, I might as well). The first day of hearings, which start at 10am ET, concerns whether or not the Court should be able to hear [...]

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