Whatever practical effects may flow from last week’s decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, many observers say Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has sent a strong message about the role of the judiciary in federal government. ...Read More »
The country is buzzing over the Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA. (Obamacare actually sounds better). Proponents celebrated the decision as a watershed event for our nation and the 30 ...Read More »
Lost in all the partisan political fireworks over the fate of President Obama’s signature initiative — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) — is its potential importance in the lives of many students in institutions of higher education. ...Read More »
The Supreme Court term that ends within the next few weeks could go down as among the justices’ boldest sessions ever. The court, which has historically shied away from controversial issues in election years, took them on full bore in ...Read More »
When President Obama stated last month that for the Supreme Court to strike down all or part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would be “an unprecedented, extraordinary step,” he was doing more than laying down the gauntlet ...Read More »
For most people these days, the idea of retiring early is just a dream. That’s due, in part, to the costs associated with obtaining health insurance before age 65, when Medicare eligibility kicks in. And, even with Medicare, a retiree’s ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it could throw out other key parts of President Barack Obama’s health care law if it first finds the individual insurance requirement unconstitutional. On the third and last day of arguments, the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court plunged into debate Monday on the fate of the Obama administration’s overhaul of the nation’s health care system, and the justices gave every indication they will not allow an obscure tax law to derail the ...
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WASHINGTON — A measure that caps damages for a broad array of medical and other health-related injury cases and repeals a portion of the federal health care law passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday on a vote divided ...Read More »