Thursday, September 8, 2011

Healthcare Mandate Litigation: 4th Cir Holds That It Lacks Jx to Hear Challenges

The Fourth Circuit has held that it will not hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the individual mandate because it lacks jurisdiction under the Anti-Injunction Act.   In a companion case, the court held that the state of Virginia lacks standing to sue to challenge the mandate. opinion is here courtesy of the BNA.  More summaries of coverage to follow.

RJE

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/2011/09/healthcare-mandate-litigation-4th-cir-holds-that-it-lacks-jx-to-hear-challenges.html

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