Hatch op-ed being used to defend Obamacare in Supreme Court case
[...] In cases like these, it is fairly common for interested parties to “use whatever they can to flavor their arguments in the briefs,” said I. Glenn Cohen, a health law expert at Harvard Law School.
But that doesn’t mean the justices will tune in.
“All the justices will focus on the text itself, and while a few may look at legislative history, I would be quite surprised if media comments are used as anything but a rhetorical device in the opinions,” Mr. Cohen said. [...]health care finance health care reform health law policy i. glenn cohen insurance judicial opinions