Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the second day of oral argument in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which will focus on the individual mandate of Obamacare.
Institute for Justice Amicus Brief in Healthcare Case Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Check Congressional Overreach
Brief Argues That the Individual Mandate Violates Longstanding Contract Principles.If the Government Can Force You into a Healthcare Contract It Can Force You into Lifelong Employment Contracts and Union Memberships
Arlington, Va.—If government-mandated health insurance is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) case is argued in March 2012, the Institute for Justice warns in its amicus brief that there will be dire and predictable threats to Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) filed an amicus curiae (or “friend of the court”) brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday arguing that the minimum coverage provision, or individual mandate, in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional. The brief was filed on behalf of ALEC’s members in the 50 states in the landmark case Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida and National Federation of Independent Business. ALEC’s Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act provided, in part, the legal standing for several of Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice, focusing on constitutional law, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court Monday urging the Justices to declare that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not apply to Obamacare. The ACLJ contends the AIA, which prohibits courts from preventing the federal government from assessing or Continue reading →
(Washington, DC) – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare arguing that the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase health insurance, violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
“We’re encouraged that the appeals court engaged the issues we presented Continue reading →