Archive for January, 2011

Healthcare Lawsuit- Judge strikes entire act based on individual mandate- but finds no merit to the Medicaid claim

Breaking news, decision just came down.  Analysis to follow. vinson-ruling Excerpt from the opinion: For the reasons stated, I must reluctantly conclude that Congress exceeded the bounds of its authority in passing the Act with the individual mandate. That is not to say, of course, that Congress is without power to address the problems and […]

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Posted on January 31st, 2011 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Where judicial activism morphs into disregard

Where judicial activism morphs into disregard. Interesting article. The Ninth Circuit is maintaining its role as the most reversed circuit. Some excerpts below: Four times this month the U.S. Supreme Court has slapped down the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Four times the Big Bench unanimously reversed Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. Unanimous […]

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Posted on January 30th, 2011 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Court Allows Emanuel on Ballot for Chicago Mayor – NYTimes.com

Court Allows Emanuel on Ballot for Chicago Mayor – NYTimes.com. This is an interesting decision, written by a court that appeared intent on chastising the lower appellate tribunal.  If the supreme court analysis of Illinois law was correct, this is a classic case of judicial activism.  Opinion here: Rahm Some excerpts from the decision below: […]

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Posted on January 27th, 2011 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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