What the Justices Asked on Day 2 of Health Care Arguments—PICTURES
Updated: March 30, 2012 | 12:57 p.m.
March 27, 2012 | 3:50 p.m.
On the second day of arguments over the health care law, the government argued in favor of the 2010 measure's mandate that Americans buy insurance. The liberal members—Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan—mostly seemed sympathetic to the government's argument. Samuel Alito and Antonin Scalia appeared to side with the law's challengers. Questions from Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy suggested that they might be skeptical of the mandate's constitutionality. Clarence Thomas was, as usual, silent. Here's a look at some of the questions:
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