The Court will hear oral arguments on Monday, March 26, through Wednesday, March 28.
We expect written transcripts and audio recordings to be published each day on the Court’s website — www.supremecourt.gov — a few hours after each argument period has concluded.
The Court will secretly decide the case on March 30 and publish its decision on or around Monday, June 25.
Monday, March 26, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.:
Oral arguments: Does the Tax Anti-Injunction Act bar judicial review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act until the mandate takes effect in 2014?
Tuesday, March 27,10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon:
Oral arguments: Is the individual mandate constitutional?
Wednesday, March 28, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.:
Oral arguments: Is the mandate severable from the rest of the law?
Wednesday, March 28, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.:
Oral arguments: Is the Medicaid expansion constitutional?
Friday, March 30:
Audio transcripts of the week’s oral arguments released.
Court decides the case in secret conference.
Monday, June 25:
Court publishes its decision (tentative).
Neal Boortz will have a Jamie Dupree covering the case live
Supreme Court Ticket
By Jamie Dupree
Christmas came early for this reporter when the email arrived from the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday confirming that I have a seat with my name on it for the three days of arguments on the Obama health reform law.
“This note is to confirm a press seat for the oral arguments in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act cases on March 26, 27, and 28,” the email read.
Other reading at Neal’s site
Reading Assignment from Neal-Excellent Commentary by Sowell
March 20, 2012
Race and Rhetoric
One of the things that turned up, during a long-overdue cleanup of my office, was an old yellowed copy of the New York Times dated July 24, 1992. One of the front-page headlines said: “White-Black Disparity in Income Narrowed in 80′s, Census Shows.”
The 1980s? Wasn’t that the years of the Reagan administration, the “decade of greed,” the era of “neglect” of the poor and minorities, if not “covert racism”?
More recently, during the administration of America’s first black president, a 2011 report from the Pew Research Center has the headline, “Wealth Gaps Rise to Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks and Hispanics.” [snip]