Topic: Roger Vinson
Lawyers representing 26 states square off Wednesday against the Obama administration. Both sides bring top legal talent to the appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in Florida who invalidated the entire health-care law.
06/08/2011 10:34 am
Judge Roger Vinson has agreed to stay his January ruling that Obama's health-care reform law is unconstitutional – but only if the administration fast-tracks an appeal, possibly directly to the Supreme Court.
03/03/2011 06:47 pm
US District Court Judge Roger Vinson's ruling Monday on the health-care law points out the possible consequences of the individual mandate -- which he found unconstitutional. If the mandate stands up in higher courts, Americans could be forced into using preventive medicine.
02/01/2011 03:57 pm
Health care reform is unconstitutional because in mandates that citizens must have insurance, judge rules.
01/31/2011 11:23 pm
The Justice Department says it will appeal US District Judge Roger Vinson’s decision, which declared the health-care reform law unconstitutional and void in its entirety.
01/31/2011 08:25 pm
A federal judge in Florida rules that the health-care law passed by Congress last year is unconstitutional. Three other federal judges have also ruled on the health-care law – one against, two in favor – setting up a potential Supreme Court showdown.
01/31/2011 05:17 pm
Editorial Board Blog Obamacare's mandate to buy insurance: Is it an eat-your-broccoli sort of thing?
Federal Judge Roger Vinson adds some color to the debate over the individual mandate in the health-care law. He likens it to Uncle Sam telling everyone to eat their vegetables -- under penalty of law.
12/17/2010 04:37 pm
Health-care reform law is challenged in court by 20 states. A federal judge ruled Thursday the suit could go to trial.
10/15/2010 09:23 am
Saying opponents of President Obama's health care reform law 'have most definitely stated a plausible claim,' a federal judge in Florida allows the key elements of the lawsuit to proceed.
10/14/2010 10:23 pm
Challenges to the new health-care law have met with some sympathy in court. Twenty-one states argue it's unconstitutional to require individuals to buy health insurance, as the law requires. Here's a guide to the cases.
09/29/2010 03:38 pm