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Topic - Michael Carvin
Taking up a closely watched case on the roles of truth and lies in modern politics, Supreme Court justices Tuesday appeared skeptical about the constitutionality of an Ohio law that criminalizes false statements about candidates in the days before elections.
A federal judge is set to decide this month whether Obamacare insurance markets run by the federal government can dole out subsidies to help consumers pay for their coverage — a key element to making President Obama's health law work as intended.
"It is clear that the plan benefited Republicans in adjacent districts. It cannot possibly be that race, rather than politics, was the predominant factor," said Michael Carvin.
Mr. Carvin said the amount of time needed to process such cases would effectively squelch free speech during the most crucial period in an election cycle.