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Meet The Judge Who Will Decide The ACA's Fate

Law360 (June 19, 2018, 6:30 PM EDT) -- The Texas federal judge presiding over the latest legal assault on the Affordable Care Act has a BigLaw background, Capitol Hill connections, deep roots in the Lone Star State and a judicial track record that could send ACA supporters reaching for bottles of Xanax.

Judge Reed O'Connor

Born: 1965

Year Service Began: 2007

Appointed by: President George W. Bush

Education: University of Houston, B.S., 1986; South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1989.

Legal Practice: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Texas, 1998-2007; Assistant District Attorney, Tarrant...
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Case Information

Case Title

Texas et al v. United States of America et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions)


Judge Reed C. O'Connor

Date Filed

February 26, 2018

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