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I. Challenges to ACA at the U.S. Supreme Court

 
 
  1. National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, 132 S.Ct. 2566 (2012) (upholding individual mandate under the taxing power)
    1. Decisions below (identical for all three appeals granted)
      1. Florida v. HHS, 716 F. Supp. 2d 1120 (N.D.Fla. 2010) (on motion to dismiss).
      2. Florida v. HHS, 780 F. Supp. 2d 1256 (N.D. Fla. 2011) (on motions for summary judgment).
      3. Florida v. HHS, 648 F. 3d 1235 (11th Cir. 2011).
    2. Petitions for cert. (Private and State Petitioners) (11-400, 11-393)
      1. Florida v. Dep't of Health and Human Services (11-400).
      2. National Federation of Ind. Business v. Sebelius (11-393).
      3. U.S.' brief in response (11-400, 11-393).
      4. Reply of State Petitioners (11-400).

    3. Petitions for cert. (US) (11-398)
      1. Dep't of Health and Human Services v. Florida (11-398).
      2. Brief in response for State Respondents.
      3. Brief in Response for Private Respondents.
      4. Reply Brief of United States.

    4. U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Grant Order: grants cert. in 11-393, 11-398, and 11-400.
    5. Docket sheets for 11-393, 11-398, 11-400 (provides list of all filings and actions court has taken with respect to each case and provides a link to questions presented).
    6. U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument Recordings and Transcripts
      1. Severability (11-393 and 11-400).
      2. Minimum Coverage Provision (11-398).
      3. Anti-Injunction Act (11-398).
      4. Medicaid (11-400).

    7. Briefs (organized by issue)
      1. Severability (11-393 and 11-400)
        1. SCOTUS amici appointment order (11/18/11).
        2. Merit stage briefs
        3. Amicus briefs
      2. Minimum Coverage Provision (11-398)
        1. Merits stage briefs
        2. Amicus briefs
      3. Anti-Injunction Act (11-398)
        1. SCOTUS amici appointment order (11/18/11).

        2. Merits stage briefs
        3. Amicus briefs
        4. Medicaid provisions (11-400)
          1. Merits stage briefs
          2. Amicus briefs

      4. Charts of key dates
        1. Chronologically.
        2. By issue and chronologically within each issue.
    8. Liberty University v. Geithner (No. 11-438, cert. granted and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Nov. 26, 2012)
      1. Lower court decisions:
        1. Liberty University v. Geithner, 753 F.Supp.2d 611 (W.D.Va. 2010).
        2. Liberty University v. Geithner, 2011 WL 3962915 (4th Cir. 2011).

      2. Petition for Certiorari
        1. Petition for cert. by Liberty University.
        2. Response of Tim Geithner, et al.
        3. Reply of Liberty University.

      3. Docket sheet for 11-438 (provides list of all filings and actions court has taken with respect to case).
      4. Petition for Rehearing
        1. Petition for writ of cert. denied (6/29/12).
        2. Petition for rehearing filed (7/23/12).
        3. Geithner response to request for rehearing (10/31/12).
        4. Order granting petition for rehearing and remanding case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (11/26/12).
    9. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius
      1. 5:12-cv-1000 (W.D. Ok.)
        1. Complaint (9/12/12).
        2. Motion for preliminary injunction (9/12/12).
        3. Sebelius response in opposition to motion for preliminary injunction (10/22/12).
        4. Hobby Lobby reply to response in opposition to motion for preliminary injunction (10/29/12).
        5. Order denying motion for preliminary injunction (11/19/12).
      2. 12-6294 (10th Cir.)
        1. Motion for injunction pending appeal (11/20/12).
        2. Sebelius response to motion for injunction (11/30/12).
        3. Order denying preliminary injunction (12/20/12).
    10. Cases in which the Supreme Court denied certiorari
      1. Thomas More Law Center v. Obama (No. 11-117)
        1. Lower court decisions:
          1. Thomas More Law Center v. Obama, 720 F.Supp.2d 882 (E.D. Mich. 2010).
          2. Thomas More Law Center v. Obama, 651 F.3d 529 (6th Cir. 2011).

        2. Petition for Certiorari
          1. Petition for cert. by Thomas More Law Center, et al.
          2. Response of President Obama, et al.
          3. Reply of Thomas More Law Center, et al.

        3. Docket sheet for 11-117 (provides list of all filings and actions court has taken with respect to case).

      2. Virginia v. Sebelius (No. 11-420, cert. denied June 29, 2012)
        1. Lower court decisions:
          1. Virginia v. Sebelius, 702 F.Supp.2d 598 (E.D. Va 2010) (motion to dismiss).
          2. Virginia v. Sebelius, 728 F.Supp.2d 768 (E.D. Va. 2010) (on motions for summary judgment).
          3. Virginia v. Sebelius, 656 F.3d 253 (4th Cir. 2011).

        2. Petition for Certiorari
          1. Petition for cert by Virginia.
          2. Response of Kathleen Sebelius, et al.

        3. Docket sheet for 11-420 (provides list of all filings and actions court has taken with respect to case).


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