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Wall Street Journal:

Court Backs Obama on Health Law
Friday, June 29, 2012

Robert Straddles Ideological Divide
Friday, June 29, 2012

Don’t Worry, It’s Binding
Monday, July 2, 2012

Ruling Puts Reins on Federal Reach
Saturday, June 30, 2012

New York Times:

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law, 5-4, in Victory for Obama
Thursday, June 28, 2012

A Pyrrhic Victory
Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Nation:

Obamacare Upheld: How and Why Did Justice Roberts Do It?
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Scotus Blog:

Today’s health-care decision: In Plain English
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Don’t call it a mandate- it’s a tax
Thursday, June 28, 2012

A giant hole in the safety net?
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Court holds that states have choice whether to join Medicaid expansion
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sometimes labels matter: Why the Anti-Injunction Act didn’t preclude judicial consideration of the individual mandate  
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Affordable Care Act


Links to the text of the Affordable Care Act and laws amending it.

Court Schedules and Documents


Court schedules and lLinks to significant pleadings, filings, orders, and opinions in pending federal cases challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Additional Resources


Links to the many resources on the Web with information on constitutional issues surrounding the ACA.

Notable Precedents


Past Supreme Court cases addressing constitutional issues that are important in the current litigation of the ACA.

Related Articles


Links to commentary on the Affordable Care Act and pending litigation.

State Ballot Initiatives,
Legislation & Litigation


State efforts to block the implementation of the Affordable Care Act through legislation and litigation in state courts.

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