Friday, July 13, 2012

Obamacare debate, in review

From last year's Federalist Society National Lawyer's Convention, the Fourth Annual Rosenkranz Debate,
Resolved: Congress acted within its authority in enacting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Arguing for, Laurence H. Tribe, The Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Swimming in the Stream of Commerce [pdf]

Arguing against, Paul Clement, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Breadth and Depth of Federal Power [pdf]

Both are published in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Summer 2012