Final Week of Arguments

The Court this week will hear the the final arguments of the 2011 Term. The last argument, on Wednesday, will be in Arizona v. United States, the widely watched challenge to Arizona’s controversial immigration law.

The Court is expected to issue opinions on all pending cases by late June.

New cases are already being docketed for the 2012 Term, which will open in October.

The Court and Healthcare Reform

Case:

The Affordable Care Act Cases

We’ve put together a special feature focused on the Supreme Court’s review of the Affordable Care Act. The page contains background information on the cases and the justices, as well as videos, in plain English, that explain the issues the Court will review.

Update: We’ve posted the audio and transcript of the first of the four arguments. Check it out!

The Affordable Care Act Cases – The Circuit Court Arguments

Case:

The Affordable Care Act Cases

The Supreme Court’s review of the Affordable Care Act cases arose out of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. There, a divided three judge panel struck down the most contentious portions of the law.

As a preview of the upcoming arguments before the Supreme Court, Oyez has collected and transcribed the arguments in the Eleventh Circuit, which you can listen to below.

Part I

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Part II

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