[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of New Hampshire [official website] on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit [text, PDF] that challenged the constitutionality of the new health care law [JURIST news archive]. District Court Judge Joseph Laplante held that the plaintiff, 80-year-old Harold Peterson, lacked standing [AP report] because his Medicare coverage automatically satisfied the law’s insurance mandate. The complaint alleged that the law [HR 3590 text] violates a list of Constitutional clauses, including the Commerce…

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