Obama administration challenges health care ruling

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] filed a brief [text, PDF] with the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit [official website] Tuesday asking the court to overturn a December decision [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] by the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] striking down the individual mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [HR 3950 text; JURIST news archive]. The government argues that Virginia, as a state,…

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