Obama Health Care Law: Supreme Court Sets Dates To Hear Oral Arguments

I think these hearing should be mandatory for all law students, criminal justice students, health care professionals and the like to watch. As a concerned citizen, I will be glued to the television. This will probably be the most watched event on C-Span since the Clarence Thomas Senate Confirmation Hearings. I cannot wait!!! This will be EPIC!!!!!!

March madness is coming to the Supreme Court next year. The justices have designated three days, March 26 to March 28, as the oral argument dates for the health care cases.

The Court agreed to hear the challenges to the Affordable Care Act in November, setting aside an extraordinary five and a half hours for oral argument.

The main event will be on Tuesday, March 27, when the Court will take up the constitutionality of the health care law's minimum coverage requirement. That provision, commonly called the individual mandate, requires virtually all Americans to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty. The Court has set aside two hours for argument over whether Congress' passage of the individual mandate exceeded the legislature's powers to regulate interstate commerce or lay and collect taxes under Article I of the Constitution.

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