Justice Antonin Scalia will give a public lecture on Dec. 10. Free tickets will be available to the public beginning Dec. 4.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will give a public lecture, "Reading Law," at Princeton University at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10 in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. Admission to the lecture is free and open to the public but requires tickets. A limited number of tickets for the general public will be available beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Dec. 4, at the Richardson Auditorium ticket office in Alexander Hall. Members of the public may pick up a maximum of two tickets per person. The event is the Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles.
In a complicated decision, the justices upheld most of the health care reform legislation popularly known as Obamacare.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding most of President Obama's signature health care reform legislation? By a 5-4 vote, the justices upheld most of the act, although the opinion is a complicated one. The court upheld the requirement that every American purchase health insurance or else pay a penalty, as a tax decision and upheld it on those grounds, in an opinion written by Chief Justice Roberts. "Our precedent demonstrates that Congress has the power to impose the exaction in Section 5000 under the taxing power, and that Section 5000 need not be read to do more than impose a tax," Roberts wrote in one of the key sentences from the opinion. Click here to read the full text of the opinion. Vote in our …