May It Please the Court

How each Justice framed the health care debate


'The government's unprecedented claim in this suit that it may regulate not only economic activity but also inactivity that substantially affects interstate commerce is a case in point.'

Thomas' conclusion that he can't overstate how much he thinks Congress overreached its authority by passing this law


'There is government compulsion in almost every economic decision because the government regulates so much.'

Sotomayor's argument in March that Congress requires people to buy all sorts of things through the rules it passes


'To say that the individual mandate merely imposes a tax is not to interpret the...

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