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Sara Rosenbaum

George Washington University

Sara Rosenbaum appears in the following:

Critical Day in Supreme Court Health Care Hearings

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Today is the day that the Supreme Court hears arguments about the "individual mandate."  Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Policy at George Washington University, discusses what we learned yesterday and what's expected in today's hearings.

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Virginia Judge Rules Health Care Law Unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

District courts across the country are passing judgement on the Obama administration's health care reform legislation. Yesterday Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled the "individual mandate," that requires everyone to purchase health insurance, was unconstitutional. He says the government overstretched its powers under the Constitution's "Commerce Clause," which allows Congress to regulate individual conduct that affects the economy. Judge Hudson's ruling opens up the debate further, but how will it play in higher courts? 

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