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A Bad Week at the Office for the Supreme Court, Part 3

Case name: James Obergefell, et al., v. Richard Hodges, Director, Ohio Department of Health, et al. Case number: 14-556, etc. (link to decision) [1] Date decided: June 26, 2015 Issue: Constitutionality – does the 14th Amendment require states to recognize … Continue reading

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A Bad Week at the Office For the Supreme Court – Part 2

Case name: David King, et al, v. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al. Case number: 14-114 (link to decision) Date decided: June 25, 2015 Issue: Interpretation of statute – Section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code … Continue reading

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A Bad Week at the Office For the Supreme Court – Part 1

Case name: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al. Case number: 13-1371 (link to decision) Date decided: June 25, 2015 Issue: Interpretation of statute – the Fair Housing Act of … Continue reading

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A Bad Week at the Office For the Supreme Court – Preview

Toward the end of its 2014-2015 session in late June, the U.S. Supreme Court issued three decisions which, for those who are fans of the rule of law and reasoned analysis, made for painful reading: Texas Department of Housing and … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell and the Meaning of Words in the Law

Later on this month, the United States Supreme Court will rule on a case involving a subsidy that, if ruled to be unlawful, will cause a further disruption to the market for health insurance. The case, King v. Burwell, involves … Continue reading

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