The New York Times published an op-ed by Professor Jason Mazzone that explores the recent decision on the health care law. In the article, he discusses the controversy surrounding a Virginia federal judge's ruling the health care law's individual mandate provision is unconstitutional. While proponents argue that the government cannot force citizens to buy any product (including insurance policies), critics of the decision claim that the judge is "unduly restricting Congress's authority to regulate interstate commerce." Professor Mazzone poses the question that will be asked when the issue ultimately reaches the Supreme Court: "How do we define the limits, because limits there must be, on this federal power?"
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