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Health Care Ruling Raises New Question For High Court

Law360 (February 1, 2011, 8:53 PM EST) -- A recent decision finding the federal health care law unconstitutional has raised the question of whether one provision can doom the entire statute, changing the contours of a debate that likely won't be settled until it reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, lawyers say.

Judge Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Monday handed down a 78-page order granting summary judgment to 26 states that challenged the law, finding that the so-called individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable...
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