Justice Kennedy Holds Strings In ACA Contraception Case

Law360, Washington (March 25, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Supreme Court continues to mull the fate of the Affordable Care Act's mandate requiring employers to provide contraception coverage, experts say after Tuesday's oral arguments it is now clear that a final decision will hinge on Justice Anthony Kennedy and his views on the rights of corporations.

While most of the justices focused their questions either on Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.'s counsel Paul D. Clement or Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Justice Kennedy probed both attorneys' arguments equally as he wondered whether employers are...
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