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WSLG101 – The Supreme Court?s Affordable Care Act Decision Is Invoked Against the Clean Air Act – 7/18/2012

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Author: Robert Meltz

Pages: 2

Supreme Court decisions on key constitutional provisions inevitably prompt speculation as to their implications in a wide range of contexts. The Court?s recent decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (NFIB), is no different. Hardly was the ink dry when it was suggested the decision might spell trouble for the Clean Air Act in its discussion of when a federal law is unconstitutionally coercive of state action.

 

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