“Obamacare” provision upheld by the Supreme Court

In a 5-4 decision (with Chief Justice Roberts being the swing vote and writing the majority opinion), the central provision that all American people should have healthcare has been upheld. Here is the court ruling (pdf).

Here is some recommending reading across the web:

Supreme Court lets health law largely stand (New York Times)

Where states stand on implementing the health care law (USA Today)

The history of the US health care reform effort (Huffington Post)

What the health care ruling means for you (CNN)

How the Supreme Court’s health care ruling affects New Yorkers (Newsday)

Snap analysis: The long arm of the U.S. health care ruling (Reuters)

Here are some books available in Sullivan Library about the US Supreme Court:

Regulatory rights : Supreme Court activism, the public interest, and the making of constitutional law (catalog record)

The Supreme Court and American political development (catalog record)

The Supreme Court in the American legal system (catalog record)


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