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Obamacare: The Constitutional Issues Surfacing From the Most Controversial Legislation of Our Time

The Las Vegas Lawyers Chapter
Start : Friday, February 24, 2012 11:45 AM
End : Friday, February 24, 2012 01:00 PM

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Location:
Fogo de Chao Churrascaria Restaurant
360 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV
Description:

Speaker:

  • Mark Hutchison, lead Special Counsel for Nevada in the state's challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

In this presentation, Mark Hutchison, lead special counsel for Nevada, will examine the factual background and legal issues involved in the lawsuit brought by 26 states challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The legal bases for the decisions of the U.S. District Court in Florida and the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court, both of which struck down provisions of the ACA, will be evaluated and compared with the decisions of other federal courts that have considered challenges to the ACA across the country. Finally, the issues that the U.S Supreme Court will consider, the unprecedented time allocated to oral argument for those issues, and the potential resolution of the case will be explored.

Mark Hutchison is the co-founding partner of Hutchison & Steffen, LLC and the firm's most experienced trial lawyer. Mr. Hutchison has over 20 years of experience handling complex and high-stakes litigation. He has represented companies and individuals in a broad range of industries and practice, including business litigation, complex tort litigation, healthcare litigation, construction litigation, employment law, trust and probate litigation, as well as appellate litigation.

Registration details:

General Admission: $35, including lunch; all state, county, city attorneys & students: $15

**1 CLE Credit - 1 General Credit Applied For**

Pay by cash or check at the door.

Please RSVP to Lynn Warren at 702-331-3219 or events@lvfedsoc.org before February 10, 2012.