Beginning Monday, March 26, the Supreme Court will conduct three days of oral arguments in a landmark case about the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature legislative achievement aimed at overhauling the nation’s health care system. The health care reform law’s path to the high court has underscored a climate of supercharged partisan politics, and the highly anticipated decision expected this summer, in the dead heat of presidential election season, will help determine the trajectory of the nation’s health care system.
TPM will be compiling key briefs, court documents and audio files below during the course of those three days.Audio of Day 1:
Audio of Day 2
Audio of Day 3 (Part I)
Audio of Day 3 (Part II)
Transcript of Day 1:
The brief filed to the Court on behalf of the petitioners:
The brief filed to the Court on behalf of the respondents:
Reply brief for petitioners:
Petition for a writ of certiorari:
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