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Democratic AGs Can Fight Latest Anti-ACA Suit, Judge Says

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 3:22 PM EDT) -- A squadron of Democratic attorneys general can swoop into a new, Republican-backed legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s constitutionality and fight the case, a Texas federal judge ruled Wednesday.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor allows attorneys general representing the District of Columbia and 16 states — including California, Illinois and New Jersey — to intervene in litigation brought by roughly 20 Republican attorneys general to strike down or seriously damage the ACA.

In Wednesday’s ruling, Judge O’Connor permitted the intervention as a...
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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

Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions


Reed C. O'Connor

Date Filed

February 26, 2018

Government Agencies

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