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The Health Care Case – YLS Faculty Write About NFIB v. Sebelius

The Supreme Court’s decision in the Health Care Case, NFIB v. Sebelius, gripped the nation’s attention during the spring of 2012. The implications of the Supreme Court’s complicated and fractured decision are still emerging.

The recently published I(Oxford University Press, 2013) is the first book of collected academic law essays on NFIB v. Sebelius.

Members of the Yale Law School faculty authored five of the book’s twenty essays, with diverse contributions that highlight the decision’s significance for numerous areas of the law.

Professor Jack M. Balkin writes on the constitutional aspects of the case; Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 writes on the case’s historical antecedents; Professors Jerry L. Mashaw and Michael J. Graetz cover the case’s implications for social insurance; Associate Professor Abbe R. Gluck ’00 discusses its significance for federalism; and Knight Distinguished Journalistin- Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL writes on the dynamics of the Supreme Court.