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Enter the Lawyers


You knew they were coming, didn’t you?

Back in October, we were getting lots of e-mail asking if the health care overhaul bill was constitutional or not, particularly the part that requires each individual to have insurance. Our conclusion? We couldn’t really give one, of course, but we talked through some of the issues that could arise. See our post: "Health Care Overhaul: Constitutional?"

Now it looks as though we won’t have to wait very long for the wheels of litigation to start turning. Florida’s attorney general announced today that his state and nine others would file suit as soon as President Obama signs the bill, which he intends to do on Tuesday.