The Supreme Court's decision about the Affordable Healthcare Act will impact many aspects government, policy, including the Commerce Clause.
How will Justice Roberts' reframing of the issue as a “tax increase” impact President Obama in the election and what does today’s ruling says about the commerce clause?
Is it implicitly undercut by this ruling? What other principles of law depend on the commerce clause? Are they now in jeopardy of disappearing?
Vincent Bonventure, professor of law at Albany Law School and author of the "New York Court Watcher" blog