Challenging Obama’s Health Care Plan

Law360, New York (February 24, 2011, 3:49 PM EST) -- Controversial from its inception, President Barack Obama’s health care package continues to be a flashpoint for political and legal challenges.

The highly complex plan, enacted into law as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub.L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub.L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (201), has been challenged in numerous courts around the country on the basis of various constitutional provisions including the commerce clause and the Spending Clause....
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