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Fri, Mar 23, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Health Care Heads to the Supreme Court


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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Over the course of three days next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of the president's sweeping health care legislation. At the heart of the case is the individual mandate requiring almost everyone to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. Two years to the day it was signed into law, we look at the arguments in front of the court. What might the outcome mean for California?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Ilya Somin, associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law
  • Sarah Varney, reporter for KQED Public Radio
  • Vikram Amar, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the UC Davis School of Law

More info:

  • State of Health Blog : Providing continuing coverage, audio and transcripts of the Supreme Court hearings.

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