Sometime in the next two weeks, perhaps even as early as today, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue its decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. ObamaCare. In preparation for this historic ruling, get yourself up-to-speed on the legal and political issues at stake with this selection from Reason's in-depth reporting and analysis.
ObamaCare on Trial. The libertarian legal movement threatens Barack Obama's signature law. By Damon Root.
The ObamaCare Tax? Regulation, taxation, and the insurance mandate. By Jacob Sullum.
Wonky Justice. The dubious policy assumptions behind ObamaCare's legal defense. By Peter Suderman.
What's Next if ObamaCare Is Struck Down? The political upside of ditching the health insurance mandate. By Peter Suderman.
Fair-Weather Federalists. Why conservatives and progressives should unite against an overweening national government. By Jacob Sullum.
Click below to watch "Wheat, Weed, and ObamaCare: How the Commerce Clause Became All Powerful," the Reason.tv documentary cited on page 47 of U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson's decision striking down the individual mandate.