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Two Republican judges on the D.C. Circuit Court have ruled that the equivalent of a typo is enough to strip health care subsidies from up to five million people, dealing what would be a death blow to the Affordable Care Act if the decision is allowed to stand.
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Wish I had time to get through the just issued DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruling striking down the IRS twisting of the Obamacare statute's clear language on state-based exchanges , but this looks to be HUGE, and making it more likely that the Supreme Court will have to take it up.
Reports out in the last week indicate the gap between those with health care coverage is widening between states that agreed to go along with the health law's Medicaid expansion and those generally led by Republican legislatures and GOP governors that are balking at the expansion.
The Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is increasingly using the word "friend" to refer to opposing counsel in oral arguments, a term also picked up by the lawyers appearing before the court.
The lawsuits threatening to derail it were initially dismissed as ridiculous but became deadly serious by the time Chief Justice John Roberts's decisive fifth vote two years later barely upheld the law's individual mandate, while the Court's decisive 7-2 vote left the health law's Medicaid expansion in tatters.
A Suits & Sentences favorite, for the consistent wit and style of his judicial writing, Boasberg knows that stories attract readers.
Dan Courtney gives a nontheistic invocation before the Town Board meeting in Greece, N.Y., on July 15. Courtney did so after town officials said that anyone, not just clergy, may deliver the opening invocation.
A new poll we're releasing today shows it's not just the Supreme Court that wants the right balance between public safety and the privacy concerns of technology users.
In today's Wall Street Journal, we show how Chief Justice John Roberts has revived the custom of referring to opposing legal counsel as "friends," rather than adversaries or even colleagues.
The Supreme Court concluded its annual term last month once again in acrimony, this time over contraceptives and collective bargaining.
Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last month.
Senators Mark Udall and Patty Murray's bill, "The Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act," clarifies that the law the Supreme Court based their decision on - The Religious Freedom Restoration Act - cannot be used to allow for-profit corporations to limit any legal health care service."
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:07 am
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