Justice Mocks Nonexistent Law Provision
March 29, 2012 by staff
Justice Mocks Nonexistent Law Provision, Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia suggested on Wednesday that the Supreme Court could strike the “Cornhusker Kickback” from President Barack Obama’s landmark health care overhaul without having to invalidate the whole law. He was right, in a way: The notorious provision isn’t in the law.
The “Cornhusker Kickback” was the derogatory nickname of one of several sweetheart deals designed to ensure that the law had enough votes to pass. Amid a public uproar, lawmakers ultimately stripped the measure from the law.
But no one-not Scalia’s eight colleagues on the highest court in the land, not Deputy Solicitor General Edwin Kneedler, there to represent Obama, and not the superstar lawyer challenging the law on behalf of 26 states, Paul Clement-challenged his claim.
Please feel free to send if you have any questions regarding this post , you can contact on
Disclaimer: The views expressed on this site are that of the authors and not necessarily that of U.S.S.POST.