7. A Good Day for the Constitution; Healthcare Policy, Not So Much
Today was a great day for constitutional principle, not such a great day for sound health care policy. In an extraordinary display of legal dexterity, Chief Justice John Roberts crafted an opinion that left the ironically named ‘Affordable Care Act’ mostly intact, while at the same time reaffirming — indeed strengthening — the limited nature of federal power under the Constitution.
— Michael McConnell, director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center
Source: Wall Street Journal Law Blog
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