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Health Suits Stir Concerns on Court Partisanship
New York Times

With a loose web of conservative plaintiffs leading the charge, and judicial rulings breaking thus far along ideological lines, the drive to scuttle the Obama health care law is once again highlighting the role of partisanship in America’s courts. Legal scholars say there is nothing new and nothing particularly insidious about the use of the federal courts to revisit divisive policy debates once they have moved beyond Congress.