The fate of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is now in the hands of the United States Supreme Court. But did lawyers for the Obama Administration convince the justices this historic healthcare initiative conforms to the U.S. Constitution? Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams, along with Professor Ilya Somin from the George Mason University School of Law and Professor Geoffrey Stone of The Law School of the University of Chicago, discuss the constitutionality and possible outcomes of this landmark Supreme Court case.
Professor Renee Landers and Brendan Abel JD ’12 of Suffolk University Law School discuss their recent article entitled, “Supreme Court Review of the Health Care Reform Law.“
The National Football League (NFL) ordered a lockout on March 12th, after negotiations between the league and the players’ union collapsed. Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcomes legal analyst for Sport Illustrated, Professor Michael McCann of The Vermont Law School and attorney, blogger, author and radio host, Clay Travis, to get an in-depth look at the NFL lockout. Mike and Clay discuss the circumstances that led up to the lockout, recent developments and how long this battle between owners and players could go on.
A challenge to Massachusetts’ Universal Health Care law may reveal some insight into what may lie ahead for the Federal Health Care law. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Michael Merlina, a resident of Massachusetts who is representing himself in court after being fined $2,000 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for not having health insurance and Attorney David Harlow, a seasoned Health Care attorney, consultant and blogger, to talk about this case and the questions this case raises in our nationwide debate.