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Maryland Launches Counterattack On Latest ACA Challenge

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 9:08 PM EDT) -- Maryland on Thursday sued the Trump administration in a direct counterattack on the GOP's latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, potentially setting the stage for conflicting rulings on the law's fate.

In a lawsuit filed in Maryland federal court, the state argued that the ACA’s individual mandate — previously upheld as an exercise of congressional taxing power — will not become unconstitutional when its tax penalty disappears next year. As a result, there will be no need to strike down related ACA protections for Americans...
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STATE OF MARYLAND v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al


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1:18-cv-02849

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Maryland

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

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Judge Ellen L. Hollander

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September 13, 2018

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