We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

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...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Texas et al v. United States of America et al


Case Number

4:18-cv-00167

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Reed C. O'Connor

Date Filed

February 26, 2018

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.