The Supreme Court will hear argument Tuesday in one of the term’s biggest blockbusters: California v. Texas, the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. A group of Republican-governed states say the law’s individual insurance mandate is unconstitutional – and they are asking the court to strike down the entire law along with the mandate. Lydia Wheeler, a senior legal reporter for Bloomberg Law, sits down with SCOTUStalk host Amy Howe to preview the case and discuss how the three newbies on the bench – Justices Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett – may approach the constitutionality of the mandate and the legal doctrine known as severability.

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Recommended Citation: SCOTUStalk , A scalpel, a bulldozer and the Affordable Care Act, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 9, 2020, 10:59 AM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2020/11/a-scalpel-a-bulldozer-and-the-affordable-care-act/