Hours after the University of Notre Dame filed a religious challenge to the U.S. health-care overhaul in Indiana federal court, a judge in Washington heard arguments in a lawsuit assailing tax provisions of the statute.
Lawyers for the Obama administration are scheduled to ask a third federal appeals court to uphold a 2010 health-care law in what may be the final legal battle over the statute before it reaches the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court opened its historic hearings on President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul with several justices suggesting they’ll brush aside an argument that they can’t rule until the law takes full effect.
The Supreme Court decision upholding President Barack Obama’s health-care law has drawn attention for limiting Congress’s authority over interstate commerce, yet constitutional scholars say its biggest impact may be a curb on lawmakers’ ability to alter state Medicaid funding.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined an opportunity to review President Barack Obama ’s health-care overhaul, rejecting Virginia’s bid to have its challenge to the law considered on an unusual fast-track basis.