Federal appeals court dismisses health care suit for lack of standing

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit [official website] upheld [judgment text] a lower court’s dismissal [JURIST report] of a challenge to the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [HR 3590 materials; JURIST news archive] for lack of standing. Nonprofit New Jersey Physicians, Inc. [advocacy website], a doctor and his anonymous patient, argued that the new federal health care law goes beyond the enumerated powers allowed in the US Constitution [text] by penalizing individuals who…

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