June 30th - An In-Depth Review of the Healthcare Decision

Supreme Podcast show

Summary: This week the Supreme Court in the consolidated decision of National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius decided the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, one of the largest social insurance programs in history and a legislative cornerstone of the Obama administration. On this show we will review each aspect of the Court's decision in the healthcare cases. We will issue a separate episode with a review of the other opinions issued by the Court this week. We address the issues in National Federation of Independent Business in the following order: Chapter 1 - Intro Chapter 2 - Basic Principles Chapter 3 - The Healthcare Act Chapter 4 - The Decision - Commerce Power Chapter 5 - The Decision - Taxing Power Chapter 6 - The Decision - Anti-Injunction Act Chapter 7 - The Decision - Medicaid Expansion OPINIONS (click to download) Arizona v. United States (11-182) Miller v. Alabama (10-9646) American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock (11-1179) National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (11-393) United States v. Alvarez (11-210) First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards (10-708)