What did King v Burwell decide?

The Court held that Congress did not delegate the authority to determine whether the tax credits are available through both state-created and federally created exchanges to the Internal Revenue Service, but the language of the statute clearly indicates that Congress intended the tax credits to be available through both …

Why is King v Burwell important?

King v. Burwell was a challenge to a key component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), a landmark law dedicated to achieving widespread, affordable health care.

Who won in King vs Burwell?

Burwell, 576 U.S. 473 (2015), was a 6-3 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States interpreting provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

What was the purpose of the Affordable Care Act?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has 3 main objectives: (1) to reform the private insurance market—especially for individuals and small-group purchasers, (2) to expand Medicaid to the working poor with income up to 133% of the federal poverty level, and (3) to change the way that medical decisions …

What is a criticism of the attitudinal model of Justice behavior?

While the combination of the decision-maker’s preferences and the facts undoubtedly help to predict the outcome of the case, the model is criticized because the degree to which the final decision will depend on the personal preferences is unknown and varies from case to case.

What is the California vs Texas case?

Texas, 593 U.S. ___ (2021), was a United States Supreme Court case that dealt with the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), colloquially known as Obamacare. It was the third such challenge to the ACA seen by the Supreme Court since its passage.

What are the three main goals of the Affordable Care Act?

The law has 3 primary goals:

  • Make affordable health insurance available to more people.
  • Expand the Medicaid program to cover all adults with income below 138% of the FPL.
  • Support innovative medical care delivery methods designed to lower the costs of health care generally.

Why is the attitudinal model the best?

The attitudinal model assumes that the decisions are made by a judge based on the case facts against his sincere attitudes and values. The ideological views of the judge and his policy preferences can have more effect on his decision-making than the law. The justices’ political views clearly impacted their decisions.

What is the main difference between the attitudinal and the legal model?

Briefly, the legal model, as its name suggests, holds that judges make decisions based on legal factors such as the intent of the framers of the Constitution and precedent. Alterna- tively, the attitudinal model holds that judges make decisions based on their own attitudes and values.