Posted 27 March 2012
By Alexander Gaffney
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is scheduled to hear arguments today on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (PPACA) 'individual mandate' provisions. In preparation for those arguments-and the rest of the case-Regulatory Focus has assembled a list of the essentials of what you need to know about the case, the court, the hearings and more.
The Individual Mandate:
Reuters - Supreme Court moves to heart of healthcare case
The New York Times - For Justices, a Matter of Framing the Core Issue on Health Care
Forbes - It's All Or Nothing For Obamacare Challengers Today
Reuters - Analysis: Why Supreme Court may uphold healthcare law
The Anti-Injunction Act:
Audio and Transcript - Day One Arguments
The New York Times - Justices Hear Argument That Health Case Is Premature
The Washington Post - Supreme Court likely to move forward on health-care ruling
New York Times - Health Act Arguments Open With Obstacle From 1867
The Boston Herald - Will Supreme Court hear health mandate at all?
The Boston Herald - Argument up first: Is it too soon to decide?
Washington Post Wonkblog - SCOTUS 101: A Wonkblog guide to health care oral arguments
Kaiser Health News - The Health Law And The Supreme Court: A Primer For The Upcoming Oral Arguments
National Public Radio - A Legal Guide To The Health Care Arguments
CNN - Health care reform FAQ: A CNN guide to the Supreme Court's arguments
CNN - Health care's big four issues: What the justices will tackle
Huffington Post - Obama Health Law Reaches Supreme Court
The Boston Herald - In health care case, Supreme Court weighs entwined provisions
Modern Healthcare - No contingency plans if ACA is struck down, White House officials say
CNN - The U.S. Supreme Court: How it worksThe New York Times - A Lawyer Who Can Simplify the Complex Draws a Big One: Obama's Health Overhaul