Three days of historic argument ended Wednesday afternoon at the U.S. Supreme Court in cases involving the Affordable Care Act — better known as the Obama administration's health care reform law. Veteran reporters Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle wrap up the events of the week, including post-argument analysis. Also, a selection of reactions from top lawyers on both sides of the health care debate, as well as a collection of notable quotes from the justices themselves.
For Court, a wider ideological divide
Regardless of the outcome of the challenge to the new health care law, three days of arguments last week may have cemented the view of the Roberts Court as a willing and aggressive player in the American political conversation.
SG takes heat for soft-spoken approach
Critics called Verrilli's argument a "train wreck" for the government, but some think he's being unfairly attacked.
The arguments: a summary
Recapping key events during three days of health care arguments at the Supreme Court.
Instant commentaries from the front seats
Practitioners who attended the health care arguments offered on-the-spot analyses of each day's proceedings.
A blazing bench
Here are some of the justices' comments during arguments on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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