A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case

A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case

by R. Barnett


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A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case by R. Barnett, J. Adler, D. Bernstein, O. Kerr

The Affordable Care Act debate was one of the most important and most public examinations of the Constitution in our history. At the forefront of that debate were the bloggers of the Volokh Conspiracy who, from before the law was even passed, engaged in a spirited, erudite, and accessible discussion of the legal issues involved in the case.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137360731
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 14.60(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Author Randy E. Barnett: Randy E. Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University, USA and Director, Georgetown Center for the Constitution.
Author Jonathan H. Adler: Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, USA.
Author David E. Bernstein: David E. Bernstein is the George Mason University Foundation Professor at the George Mason University School of Law, USA.
Author Orin S. Kerr: Orin S. Kerr is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at the George Washington University Law School, USA.
Author David B. Kopel: David B. Kopel is the Research Director at the Independence Institute, USA.
Author Ilya Somin: ILYA SOMIN is an Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law. His research focuses on constitutional law, property law, and the study of popular political participation and its implications for constitutional democracy. Somin currently serves as Co-Editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review, one of the country's top-rated law and economics journals. His work has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Critical Review, and others. He has also published articles in a variety of popular press outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal OpinionJournal.com, Newark Star Ledger, Orlando Sentinel, South China Morning Post, Legal Times, National Law Journal and Reason. He has been quoted or interviewed by the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, and the Voice of America, among other media. In July 2009, he testified on property rights issues at

Table of Contents

Foreword by Paul Clement Introduction 1. In the Beginning 2. The Law is Passed 3. The Cases Begin 4. Decisions, Decisions 5. Moving Up the Ladder 6. The Big Show 7. Argument 8. Decision Time and Aftermath Post-Script and Concluding Thoughts

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