Category: Abigail Moncrieff

High court rejects challenge to Obama health care law

Boston Globe (subscription required) Abigail Moncrieff, School of Law The Supreme Court handed President Obama a major political victory Thursday when it rejected a conservative bid to undermine a key element of the Affordable Care Act, saying critics seized on an “implausible’’ argument… Expert quote: “Maybe there will not be any more existential threats to […]

Experts Media Alert – SCOTUS to rule on King v. Burwell

For the second time in three years, the Supreme Court is set to rule on a question which challenges the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In March, the court heard arguments on the case King v. Burwell, which deals with a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld Internal Revenue Service regulations allowing health-insurance tax credits under the ACA for […]

Obama Mentor Laurence Tribe Is Pitting Obamacare Supporters Against Environmentalists

New Republic Abigail Moncrieff, School of Law On Thursday, representing coal company Peabody Energy, Laurence Tribe will argue in federal court that the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which would cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions on a state-by-state basis, might be unconstitutional… View full article quoting expert Abigail Moncrieff

How argument used against Affordable Care Act might now save it

San Francisco Chronicle Abigail Moncrieff, School of Law It would be a historic irony if the argument the U.S. Supreme Court adopted in 2012 to derail federally enforced expansion of Medicaid — leaving nearly 4 million low-income Americans without health coverage — now came to the rescue of government-subsidized insurance for 7.7 million Americans… Expert […]

Experts Media Alert: SCOTUS to hear challenge to Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court will review a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld Internal Revenue Service regulations that allow health-insurance tax credits under the Affordable Care Act for consumers in all 50 states. Opponents argue that most of the subsidies are illegal. The following Boston University professor are available for comment and analysis: Abigail Moncrieff is […]

SCOTUS pick up of ‘Obamacare’ appeal rooted in cynicism, say legal critics

Al Jazeera America Abigail Moncrieff, School of Law Over four years ago, an employee benefits lawyer named Tom Christina volunteered to join a team at his Greenville, South Carolina, law firm tasked with reading through the massive piles of paperwork generated by the recent signing into law of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)… Expert quote: […]