Key Moments During Health Care Arguments

Liberal justices hammered Jones Day partner Michael Carvin early and often, but the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative members were generally quieter as the court heard arguments Wednesday in the landmark case King v. Burwell. Here are some of the key comments and exchanges that shed light on the justices' thinking.

Practice

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Briefs & Arguments

  • Case Tests Warrantless Inspection of Hotel Registries

    By Marcia Coyle

    During arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday over warrantless searches of hotel guest registries, motel and hotel owners’ privacy interests clashed with law enforcement's interest in deterring crime.

  • Parties in Pharmaceutical Case Squabble Over Brief

    By Tony Mauro

    A dispute has broken out between parties in a pharmaceutical case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, with one side accusing the other of filing an amicus curiae brief that violates court rules.

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Rulings

  • Justices Sink Fraud Case Against Fisherman

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling against the federal prosecution of a Florida fisherman under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was hailed Wednesday as a blow against overcriminalization and zealous federal prosecutions.

  • Court Passes Up Circuit Split Over Tour Guide Licensing

    By Tony Mauro

    U.S. Supreme Court justices say they look for clear splits between federal appeals courts before they grant review of petitions before them. But on Monday, in a case involving New Orleans tour guides, the justices passed up just such a split.

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Courtside

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