Taking a Dive on Risk Adjustment
The Trump administration says that an adverse court ruling gives it no choice but to suspend some crucial payments under the Affordable Care Act. I don't buy it, and you shouldn't either.
Stare Decisis, The Supreme Court, And Roe
Some further evidence that a mere belief in stare decisis and judicial precedent does not mean a judge will not overrule cases, as Susan Collins has (falsely) suggested.
Versus Trump: Texas & Trump Versus The ACA
This week, Jason, Charlie, and Easha are back with a regular episode to discuss a stunning recent development in Texas v. United States, a case by Texas seeking to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Last month, the Trump Administration not only agreed with Texas that the individual mandate is unconstitutional, but it also told the district court that the requirement to cover everyone with a pre-existing condition on the same terms as healthy folks should be struck down as well. Listen now!
DOJ and the Voter Rolls
In voting rights, as elsewhere, there’s plenty of reason to stay woke. But if you’re looking for evidence of the crumbling of the Republic, the recent voter roll settlement in Kentucky isn’t the place to start.
Religious Animus or Reality?
In a recent case, the Court suggested that calling out an attempt to use religion to justify harming others was evidence of animus. That’s wrong.
Versus Trump: Versus Mueller
After two special interview episodes of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie get back to the usual format and talk about the leaked Dowd memo arguing that President should not be required to sit for an interview with the Special Counsel. Listen now!
The Travel Ban and Inter-Branch Conflict
The real problem is the Trump Administration itself. What feels like damage today is largely the echo of damage that already happened, rather than something new.