Noah Feldman: Do You Have a Right Not to Have Health Care?


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This week, the Supreme Court hears six hours of argument on whether President Obama’s health care bill is unconstitutional. It’s been over forty years since the Court gave that much time to a case – normally, the Court accepts only one hour of argument. That’s a clue to how complicated the case is. Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman, during a visit here in 2010, boiled down one of the essential points of the case.

Noah Feldman is an author and professor at Harvard Law School who specializes in constitutional studies, with particular emphasis on the relationship between law and religion, constitutional design, and the history of legal theory.