Tags: Supreme Court | Fairness Questions

Thomas, Kagan Asked to Sit Out Healthcare Case

Saturday, 26 Nov 2011 09:13 AM

Conservative interest groups and Republican lawmakers want Justice Elena Kagan off the healthcare case. Liberals and Democrats in Congress say it's Justice Clarence Thomas who should sit it out.

Neither justice is budging.

Many ethicists and legal experts say that's the right decision.

None of the parties in the case has asked the justices to withdraw.

But behind the calls from both sides is the belief that the conservative Thomas is a sure vote to strike down President Barack Obama's health care law and that the liberal Kagan is certain to uphold the main domestic achievement of the man who appointed her.

The stakes are high in the court's election-year review of the law, which is intended to extend coverage to more than 30 million people.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

1Like our page
2Share
InsideCover
Conservative interest groups and Republican lawmakers want Justice Elena Kagan off the healthcare case. Liberals and Democrats in Congress say it's Justice Clarence Thomas who should sit it out.Neither justice is budging.Many ethicists and legal experts say that's the right...
Supreme Court,Fairness Questions
126
2011-13-26
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved