The Health Care Reform Law (Affordable Care Act): What Are its Constitutional Implications?

Central Kentucky Lawyers Chapter
Start : Tuesday, April 05, 2011 04:30 PM
End : Tuesday, April 05, 2011 06:00 PM

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Lexington Public Library
140 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY

Featured Speakers:
Ilya Shapiro



  • Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; Adjunct Professor, George Washington University Law School
  • Nicole Huberfeld, Gallion & Baker Associate Professor of Law, University of Kentucky College of Law; Bioethics Associate, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Please join us as Senior Fellow Ilya Shapiro and Professor Nicole Huberfeld debate the constitutional challenges to the health care legislation and whether the legislation violates any provisions of the U.S. Constitution. 

Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute, editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review, and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School. Before joining Cato, he was a special assistant/advisor to the Multi-National Force in Iraq on rule of law issues and practiced international, political, commercial, and antitrust litigation at Patton Boggs and Cleary Gottlieb. Shapiro has contributed to a variety of academic, popular, and professional publications, including the Harvard Journal of Law & Public PolicyL.A. TimesWashington TimesLegal TimesWeekly StandardRoll Call, and National Review Online, and from 2004 to 2007 wrote the "Dispatches from Purple America" column for TCS He also regularly provides commentary on a host of legal and political issues for various TV and radio outlets, including CNN, Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, "The Colbert Report," and American Public Media's "Marketplace." 

Professor Huberfeld is the Gallion & Baker Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law and Bioethics Associate at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.  Professor Huberfeld teaches in the areas of health care law and structural constitutional law.  Her scholarship focuses on the cross-section of constitutional law and federal health care programs with a particular interest in federalism and Spending Clause jurisprudence.  Previously, she was the Health Law Faculty Fellow at Seton Hall Law School.  While at Seton Hall, she created and was Director of the Health Care Compliance Certification Program, which educates compliance officers of pharmaceutical and medical device companies in corporate and health care compliance.

This event will be free of charge. CLE credit of 1.0 hours will be available for $20.