Thursday, September 08, 2011
The Fourth Circuit has tossed Virginia's challenge to the PPACA individual mandate on the grounds that the plaintiff lacked standing, not being an individual required to buy insurance under the law. (Liberty U's suit was also tossed as seeking an impermissible anti-tax injunction.) Not unexpected, given the parties and the (Democrat-appointed) panel, but noteworthy. Decision here.
Thus blogged Anderson ... on or about Thursday, September 08, 2011