The U.S. Supreme Court

Over the course of three days next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of the president’s sweeping health care legislation. At the heart of the case is the individual mandate requiring almost everyone to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. Two years to the day it was signed into law, we look at the arguments in front of the court. What might the outcome mean for California?

Vikram Amar, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the UC Davis School of Law
Ilya Somin, associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law
Sarah Varney, reporter for KQED Public Radio

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