Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Court Allots Time in Health Care Reform Challenges

The Supreme Court issued an order today alloting oral argument time in the challenges to the Affordable Care Act--six hours of argument altogether.  Here's how the argument time will be shared:

March 26 and 27

  • On the Minimum Coverage Provision, the Solicitor General gets 60 minutes; respondents Florida, et al. get 30 minutes; and respondents National Federation of Independent Business, et al. get 30 minutes.
  • On the Anti-Injunction Act, the Court-appointed amicus gets 40 minutes; the Solicitor General gets 30 minutes; and the respondents get 20 minutes.

March 28

  • On Medicaid expansion, the petitioners get 30 minutes; and the Solicitor General gets 30 minutes.
  • On severability, the petitioners get 30 minutes; the Solicitor General gets 30 minutes; and the Court-appointed amicus gets 30 minutes.

SDS

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