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Court Watchers Predict 6-3 Split on Patient Protection and Affordable Coverage Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2012 — The consensus of more than a dozen U.S. Supreme Court and health-law experts responding to a recent online questionnaire was that the justices will rule 6-3 in favor of upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The _’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases magazine, which provides expert analysis of all high court arguments, published the highlights of the responses from lawyers, journalists and academics in a special edition of the magazine “Health Care and the High Court.”  The Supreme Court will hear six hours of legal arguments on the constitutionality of the act over three days from March 26-28.

This is the first time in Preview’s more than 40-year history that a special issue, devoted to related cases, has been published.

The Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases magazine is available here. The magazine is available for purchase here.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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Comments (3)

  • Rick Vitale
    11:07 AM March 15, 2012

    Excellent! This is law of the land and needs to remain in place

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    7:56 PM March 15, 2012
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  • Rational
    7:54 AM April 25, 2012

    The fact that a law exists does not imply that it must, on its face, remain in place.