Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this morning upholding the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act in Seven-Sky v. Holder. With a little luck - and a Supreme Court grant of certiorari - this will be the last time that we write about a circuit court ruling on the individual mandate.
The latest addition to the appellate opinion bank means that 6 of 13 appellate circuits have produced some kind of opinion on the Affordable Care Act, whether on the constitutionality of the individual mandate or standing to challenge the law.
We've all read more about the Act than we care to think about, so we'll wrap this case up with three things you should know about the DC Circuit's take on the individual mandate.
If the Supreme Court picked its cases based on the best party names, Seven-Sky v. Holder would be a contender for a writ of certiorari. Since the Court is more concerned with the case and controversy at hand, the highly-respected DC Circuit's opinions are unlikely to see official review, but they will probably influence the Supreme Court's decision in the individual mandate challenge, reports Politico.