- ARGUMENT EPISODES will include all arguments that occur from October 01st to June (or July).
- SIDEBAR EPISODES will take place for chosen arguments before or after arguments
Audio for arguments is cleaned up before publishing.
QUESTION PRESENTED: Do the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments permit a state to abolish the insanity defense? Transcript to Argument: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2019/18-6135_5h26.pdf --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scotus/support
QUESTION PRESENTED: As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congress adopted 26 U.S.C. § 5000A. Section 5000A provided that "applicable individual[s] shall" ensure that they are "covered under minimum essential coverage," 26 U.S.C. § 5000A(a); required any "taxpayer" who did not obtain such coverage to make a "[s]hared responsibility payment," id.§ 5000A(b); and set the amount of that payment, id.