The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – Summary Of The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling

The United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of most of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The two key issues before the Court were the constitutionality of (1) the ACA’s “individual mandate,” which requires virtually everyone in the United States to buy health insurance or to pay a penalty for failing to do so, and (2) its requirement that states adopt new standards that would have significantly increased the number of Medicaid-eligible individuals (the so-called “Medicaid expansion”), or face loss of federal Medicaid funding.

Update On Jesse Eisenberg’s “Camp Hell” Lawsuit

Last year, I wrote this post about a lawsuit by actor Jesse Eisenberg against the producers of a direct-to-video, low-budget horror movie Camp Hell. Because he was in the movie for only a few minutes, he was surprised to see that his face was prominently featured on the cover of the DVD, implying that he starred in the film. The actor has won the first round of motions, with the court ruling that he has the right to proceed with his lawsuit.

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