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The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act - Event Audio/VideoThis debate will focus on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. While specific attention will be given to administrative law issues, including the constitutionality of giving out compliance waivers and of medical expert boards, the discussion will be free-ranging and address all constitutional questions of interest. The Federalist Society's Student Division presented this debate at the 2012 Annual Student Symposium on March 3, 2012.

Debate: The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act
2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
Cemex Auditorium


  • Prof. Randy Barnett, Georgetown University School of Law
  • Prof. Pamela Karlan, Stanford Law School
  • Moderator: Hon. Sandra Ikuta, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Introduction: Mr. Michael Reynolds, Co-Chair, 2012 Annual Student Symposium

Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA

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