The Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Drake University Law School
This event is free of charge.
CLE credit of 1.0 hours has been approved for this event.
Join us for a discussion of the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Professor Bartrum will present the objections that some states have raised against the provision known as the "individual mandate," and then discuss whether the law will survive constitutional scrutiny. A question and answer period will follow his presentation.
Ian Bartrum teaches constitutional law, law and religion, and constitutional theory at Drake University Law School. He has also taught at Vermont Law School, and has served as the Irving Ribicoff Fellow at Yale Law School. His writing has appeared in the Northwestern University Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Constitutional Commentary, and the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, among other journals. His article, The Constitutional Canon As Argumentative Metonymy, was recognized by the AAlS as the Steven Gey Paper in Constitutional Law for 2010. He is a graduate of Hamilton College, Vermont Law School, and Yale Law School.