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Federal appeals court hears first healthcare law cases (access required)

The legal battle over the federal health care act has made it to the next level. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments May 10 in the first two cases to advance from the trial court level to ...

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U.S. Supreme Court: No early review of health care case

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Virginia’s request for fast track consideration of the state’s challenge to the federal health care program. No opinion or dissents accompanied the brief announcement Monday that the “petition for a writ of certiorari before ...

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Richmond federal court hears ‘Obamacare’ case (access required)

The pivot point for Virginia’s challenge to the federal health care reform package at the Oct. 18 hearing in Richmond federal court was the federal legislation’s “individual mandate,” which requires a person to buy insurance or pay a penalty. The ...

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Hudson hears Obamacare arguments

Lawyers for the commonwealth and the federal government took two different views of the so-called individual mandate in argument today over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, perhaps better known as Obamacare. Virginia Solicitor General E. ...

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