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On April 17, NSCLC sponsored a Capitol Hill briefing attended by some 60 Hill staff, government officials, as well as consumer and other interest groups. At the briefing, the “SSI Restoration Act,” sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) was unveiled and described. A distinguished panel spoke about the need for strengthening the program.
Reneto Wilkins lost his SSI benefits and assessed $18,000 in overpayments when he had too much in savings… Read More.
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(3/27/2012) Simon Lazarus. By the third day of Supreme Court arguments over the Affordable Care Act, people may be inclined to tune out. They shouldn’t. The final hour may be of far greater consequence than anything else the court hears … Continue reading
In this blog, Rochelle Bobroff outlines the good, bad and ugly parts of the Douglas v ILC decision on Februrary 22,2012. America Constitution Society Blog
In this Ohio State Law Journal article, Simon Lazarus details the challenges posed by the “increasingly reactionary and radical conservative agenda” in relation to the role of the Constitution and the courts.
SLATE (1/9/2012). By Simon Lazarus. Hand Wringing on Health Care. Republican appointees have concluded that upholding the ACA mandate is compelled by the text of the Commerce Clause and Supreme Court precedent, that it is no more “coercive” than other measures, … Continue reading
SLATE, The Medicaid Ambush (11/14/11) The Supreme Court’s unexpected and astounding reasons for wanting to hear a challenge to Obamacare. By Simon Lazarus and Dahlia Lithwick. The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading
(October 4, 2011) Rochelle Bobroff writes on the Douglas v. ILC oral argument. The Supreme Court justices started the new court term with piercing questions to all the attorneys arguing the opening case, which presents an important court access issue. … Continue reading
ACS Blog: In Under-Reported D.C. Circuit Oral Argument, Prominent Republican Judges Suggest Novel Arguments for Upholding Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate
(9/26/11) Simon Lazarus writes that the two Republicans on the three-judge panel, Reagan appointee Laurence Silberman and Bush II appointee Brett Kavanaugh, displayed in-depth grasp and even sympathy for arguments supporting the mandate…At a minimum, neither judge showed an appetite … Continue reading
(9/28/2011) Rochelle Bobroff on the significance of Douglas v Independent Living Center case that the Supreme Court hears Oct. as its very first oral argument for the new term. The case is of vital importance to low income individuals, including older … Continue reading
ACS: In Under-Reported D.C. Circuit Oral Argument, Prominent Republican Judges Suggest Novel Arguments for Upholding Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate
Last Friday, Sept. 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate… The two Republicans on the three-judge panel, Reagan appointee Laurence Silberman … Continue reading
6/30/2011 — In a blog about the 6th District Court of Appeals decision on the health reform law, NSCLC’s Simon Lazarus writes: “ ..what Judge Sutton thinks about the constitutionality of the mandate actually matters a lot to the future debate … Continue reading