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Health Care Ruling: Examining Dissent

In a momentous ruling, the Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health care law. Lawyer Tom Goldstein, who has argued many cases before the Supreme Court and founded SCOTUSblog, says the Obama administration got what it wanted, and got it in an opinion from a renowned conservative — Chief Justice John Roberts. The court's dissenting opinion had a lot of fighting words.
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Black Legal Giants Struggled With Role, Identity

The Supreme Court has made major decisions, from rulings on the President's signature health care law, to historic civil rights law. In the book, Representing the Race, Harvard Law Professor Kenneth Mack looks at African-American legal giants like Thurgood Marshall and their struggle with identity. He speaks with guest host Viviana Hurtado.
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Does Court's Rule Put End To Health Care Battle?

The Supreme Court upheld President Obama's signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Guest host Viviana Hurtado takes a closer look at the court's historic decision with NPR's Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, Dr. Kavita Patel of the Brookings Institution, and Michael Cannon of the Cato Institute.
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How Does The Ruling Change The Health Care Law?

The entire health care sphere has been bracing for what might happen and all the chaos that might ensue from what the court might do, but the ruling doesn't change much about the Affordable Care Act.
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Health Care Ruling: Surprising Decisions, Votes

There was a lot of speculation about how the Supreme Court would decide, but almost every prognostication was wrong: from who the swing vote would be (it was Chief Justice John Roberts, who wrote the opinion), to what the basis for the opinion would be (it wasn't the Commerce Clause).

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