There are many, many opinions on the ruling by Judge Hudson out of Virginia finding the individual mandate requirement of the new health care reform law unconstitutional. At least one legal commentator has found a significant error in Judge Hudgson’s opinion. With various courts split on the issue, it will likely be for the US Supreme Court to resolve.
- Virginia v. Sebelius – doesn’t find Judge Hudson’s opinion convincing [Gerard Magliocca at Concurring Opinions)
- Federal Judge Holds Health Care Law’s Insurance Mandate Unconstitutional [Brian Wolfman at Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog]
- Health Care Case Coverage [Jonathan H. Adler at The Volokh Conspiracy]
- Orin’s Post on Normative and Descriptive Readings of Constitutional Law [David Berstein at The Volokh Conspiracy]
- Federal Judge Declares Health Care Law Unconstitutional [David Bernstein at The Volokh Conspiracy]
- Breaking: Health Care Law Ruled Unconstitutional (In Part) [David Lat at Above The Law]
- Breaking: ED Va. finds Obamacare unconstitutional [Ted at POL]
- Key Points in Virginia v. Sebelius [David Kopel at The Volokh Conspiracy]
- Initial Thoughts on the Virginia Health Care Ruling [Jonathan H. Adler at The Volokh Conspiracy]
- The Significant Error in Judge Hudson’s Opinion [Orin Kerr at The Volokh Conspiracy]
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Brett Emison is currently a partner at Langdon & Emison, a firm dedicated to helping injured victims across the country from their primary office near Kansas City. Mainly focusing on catastrophic injury and death cases as well as complex mass tort and dangerous drug cases, Mr. Emison often deals with automotive defects, automobile crashes, railroad crossing accidents (train accidents), trucking accidents, dangerous and defective drugs, defective medical devices.