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Is it constitutional for the federal government to require citizens to buy health insurance? More than a dozen attorneys general are challenging the legality of individual mandates, a centerpiece of the new healthcare law. We explore the constitutional issues at play.
- Jeffrey Rosen Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic; Author, "The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America" (Times Books)
- David Rivkin Former Justice Department Offical in the Reagan and Bush Senior administrations; and partner with Baker and Hostetler LLP
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