Law prof: Chief justice, attempting to please, disappoints in ObamaCare ruling

By John O'Brien | Jun 29, 2012


WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A Northwestern University law professor says U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts did his best to keep the court from seeming like another political body - at the expense of federalism.

Stephen Presser, the Raoul Berger Professor of Legal History at Northwestern, said Roberts disappointed many when he joined the left-leaning justices in a 5-4 opinion released Thursday that upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or "ObamaCare."

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