[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri [official website] on Tuesday dismissed [opinion, PDF] a challenge to the federal health care reform law [text; JURIST news archive] for lack of standing. The suit was brought by Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder [official website] and six other citizens who alleged that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) violates provisions of both the US and Missouri constitutions. Judge Rodney Sippel dismissed the suit,…

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