PLF’s Obamacare litigation…so far


Author: Timothy Sandefur

No organization has been more deeply involved in the litigation against Obamacare. Including our representation of Matt Sissel in his challenge to the Individual Mandate, PLF has filed eight briefs in six cases on a wide variety of constitutional issues relating to the “Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act”—and has provided important legal assistance to allied organizations that are fighting for individual liberty and constitutionally limited government. Here is the current list—with more to come, of course:

District of Columbia District Court
Sissel v. HHS (more info at our case page)

Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Motion to Dismiss

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Virginia District Court
Virginia ex rel. Cucinelli v. Sebelius (case page)

Amicus brief supporting plaintiff's motion for summary judgment (Commerce Clause, Necessary & Proper Clause, Taxing power)
Amicus brief on appeal (focusing on standing)
Supplemental letter brief (focusing on tax power)

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Florida v. HHS (more info)

Amicus brief on Commerce and Necessary and Proper Clauses

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals
Seven-Sky v. Holder (more info)

Joint amicus brief with other pro-freedom organizations on Commerce and Necessary and Proper Clauses

Arizona Federal District Court
Coons v. Geithner (more info)

Amicus brief supporting summary judgment, focusing on IPAB

Supreme Court of the United States
Thomas More Law Ctr. v. Obama

Amicus brief supporting certiorari