Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Virginia v. Sebelius

Petition for certiorari denied on April 25, 2011
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1014 N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2010

Issue: (1) Whether the Commonwealth of Virginia has standing to challenge the minimum coverage provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, which requires individuals to maintain a minimum level of health insurance or pay a penalty; (2) whether the minimum coverage provision is a valid exercise of Congress's Article I powers; (3) whether the minimum coverage provision is severable from all the remaining provisions of the law; and (4) whether the district court erred when it denied injunctive relief.

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