Saturday, March 07, 2015

King v. Burwell and the Affordable Care Act before the U.S. Supreme Court

Oral arguments in the case of King v. Burwell are available here. This case involves an attack on the Affordable Care Act based on a very technical question of statutory interpretation. Listening to this you will see the how the members of the Court and the lawyers for the parties interact. You’ll hear lots of counterfactuals and laughter too. 1h 25 min. Transcript available.
More information on the case from Nina Totenberg on NPR can be found here. 4 min 49 sec.