PPACA and the Supreme CourtBlog added by Lauren McNitt on April 2, 2012
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The Supreme Court of the United States will begin hearing arguments on the health care reform law Monday, March 26.

The lawsuits, brought by 26 states and the National Federation of Independent Business, challenge the constitutionality of the law, among other issues. The court will likely rule on the PPACA this June.

The schedule:

Monday, March 26
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Anti-Injunction Act

Monday oral arguments audio and transcript

Tuesday, March 27
10 a.m. to noon: Individual Mandate

Tuesday oral arguments audio and transcript

Wednesday, March 28
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Severability

Wednesday severability oral arguments audio and transcript

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Medicaid

Wednesday Medicaid oral arguments audio and transcript

Republican appointees are the majority (5-4):

John G. Roberts, nominated by President George W. Bush
Antonin Scalia, nominated by President Ronald Reagan
Anthony M. Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan
Clarence Thomas, nominated by President George H. W. Bush
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nominated by President Bill Clinton
Stephen G. Breyer, nominated by President Bill Clinton
Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., nominated by President George W. Bush
Sonia Sotomayor, nominated by President Barack Obama
Elena Kagan, nominated by President Barack Obama

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Individual mandate in SCOTU draws a crowd on social media
By Lauren McNitt

Individual mandate heads to the Supreme Court: day two
By Lauren McNitt

PPACA and the Supreme Court: Day two — opinions abound
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PPACA and the Supremes: individual mandate takes a beating
By Steve Savant

Health care reform heads to the Supreme Court: day one
By Lauren McNitt

PPACA: What will the Supreme Court decide?
By Steve Savant

The Supreme Court and health care reform: pleas and predictions
By Paul Wilson

PPACA and the Supreme Court news:

Clinton: Health care reform isn't unconstitutional

White House responds to health care argument in Supreme Court

95 percent of Americans interested in health reform case

Supreme Court will uphold PPACA and individual mandate, experts say

Pelosi: Health care law is legally “ironclad”

Voters say Obama policies will increase nation's debt, SCOTU will overturn health reform

Most expect court to rule against individual mandate

Supreme Court ruling politically influenced

Supreme Court gives health care reform lawsuit more time

Supreme Court must overturn individual mandate, states say

Supreme Court rejects request for debate on Kagan recusal

More news on PPACA

Other resources:

PPACA on LifeHealthPro

Health reform showdown on BenefitsPro

ACA Litigation Blog

Kaiser Health News Oral Arguments Primer

Bloomberg's Health Care at the High Court
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