A scalpel, a bulldozer and the Inexpensive Care Act

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SCOTUStalk’s end-of-term review with Lyle Denniston

SCOTUStalk guest

Posted Nov 9, 2020 10:59 am

Posted Mon Nov 9th 2020 10:59 am by SCOTUStalk

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in one of the biggest blockbusters of the tenure: California v Texas, the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. A group of Republican-ruled states say the law’s individual insurance mandate is unconstitutional – and they are asking the court to knock down all of the law along with the mandate. Lydia Wheeler, a senior legal reporter for Bloomberg Law, sits down with SCOTUStalk host Amy Howe to preview the case and discuss how the three newcomers to the bench – Judges Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett – Address the constitutionality of the mandate and the legal doctrine known as separability.

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