All sides seek Supreme Court review of Obamacare

September 28, 2011

Today the Obama administration filed a petition for Supreme Court review of this summer’s decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Florida v. HHS, one of the major challenges to the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.”  Relying heavily on CIR’s 2000 Commerce Clause victory U.S. v. Morrison, the Eleventh Circuit had ruled that the act’s requirement

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Full Sixth Circuit to consider Michigan Prop. 2

September 09, 2011

The full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided today that it will consider the constitutionality of Michigan’s Proposal 2.  A provision of the Michigan Constitution enacted by voters in a referendum in 2006, Proposal 2 bans the state government from giving preferential treatment based on race.  Today’s decision by the full, en banc court voids July’s aberrant ruling by a

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