The San Diego Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society presented:
The Affordable Care Act Decision: The Future of Health Care and the Constitution
Mike Bardin, Senior Director, Public and Government Affairs, Scripps Health
Susan A. Channick, Professor of Law, Co-Director, Health Law Master Degree Program, California Western School of Law
Miranda O. McGowan, Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
Bryan H. Wildenthal, Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
The Affordable Care Act was upheld on June 28th by a narrow and mixed 5-4 vote of the Supreme Court. This decision has far-reaching implications for not only healthcare policy in the U.S., but also for the future of Constitutional Law and the powers of the Federal Government. Our esteemed panel discussed these issues and more.