Nina Totenberg http://wvxu.org en Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off http://wvxu.org/post/conflicting-obamacare-rulings-set-stage-supreme-court-face Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law — boiling down to just three words. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 29554 at http://wvxu.org Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court http://wvxu.org/post/obamas-health-care-law-has-confusing-day-court Another wild legal ride for Obamacare on Tuesday: Two U.S. Court of Appeals panels issued conflicting decisions on an issue with the potential to gut the health care overhaul.<p>The two rulings could lead to another U.S. Supreme Court showdown over the controversial law, all because of what one of the law's opponents initially called "a glitch."<p>That glitch has now become a legal spear aimed at the health care exchanges that are the heart of Obamacare. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 29528 at http://wvxu.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks http://wvxu.org/post/rare-unanimity-supreme-court-term-plenty-fireworks The nation greets the coming of July each year with fireworks on the National Mall and, days earlier, explosive decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>While the Mall fireworks dissipate within moments, the court's decisions will have repercussions for decades. Indeed, no sooner was the ink dry on this term's contraception decision than the court's three female justices accused their male colleagues of reneging.<p>"Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word," wrote Justice Sonia Sotomayor for herself and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 28874 at http://wvxu.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Public Employee Unions http://wvxu.org/post/supreme-court-deals-blow-public-employee-unions Public employee unions suffered a major defeat at the U.S. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 01:09:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 28680 at http://wvxu.org High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate http://wvxu.org/post/high-court-allows-some-companies-opt-out-contraceptives-mandate For the first time, the U.S. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:38:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 28660 at http://wvxu.org