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Posted 2 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Aaron Kase  
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today to uphold most of the provisions of the controversial 2010 federal health care law, including allowing the individual mandate requiring all Americans to purchase health care to survive as a tax. In the 5-4 ruling, with Chief Justice John Roberts providing the swing vote, the court gave a green light to health care reform almost in its entirety. The only limit the court put on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care …

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Posted 2 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Aaron Kase  
Oppressive Arizona Immigration Law Struck Down by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today overturned most of a controversial Arizona immigration law, but left in place a provision that allows local and state police to check a person’s immigration papers while making a stop or arrest for other violations. In a 5-3 decision, the court threw out three of the law’s four provisions that were being challenged in what is being hailed as a major victory for the Obama administration. Arizona, and by extension other states, will not be allowed …

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