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The Supreme Court’s health care decision and the problem with relying on the taxing power

David Gamage, assistant professor, Berkeley Law | June 29, 2012

Yesterday (June 28th), the Supreme Court finally revealed its decision in the health care cases.  A majority of the Justices voted to uphold the constitutionality of most of the Affordable Care Act (aka, “Obamacare”). There are many summaries and analyses of the decision available online.  I won’t attempt anything approaching a summary here. Instead, I’ll … Continue reading »