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Obamacare 11-393 (Severability) Merit REPLY Brief for the Private Petitioners (Carvin)

Obamacare 11-393 (Severability) Merit REPLY Brief for the Private Petitioners (Carvin)

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Published by: Michael James on Jun 18, 2012
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N
OS
.
 
11-393
 
&
 
11-400
In the Supreme Court of the United States
N
 ATIONAL
F
EDERATION OF
I
NDEPENDENT
B
USINESS
,
 ET AL
.,v.
 ATHLEEN
S
EBELIUS
,
ET AL
.S
TATE OF
F
LORIDA 
,
ET AL
.,v.D
EPARTMENT OF
H
EALTH AND
H
UMAN
S
ERVICES
,
ET AL
.
On Writ Of CertiorariTo The United States Court Of AppealsFor The Eleventh CircuitREPLY BRIEF FOR PRIVATE PETITIONERSON SEVERABILITY
 AREN
R.
 
H
 ARNED
 NFIB
 
S
MALL
B
USINESS
L
EGAL
C
ENTER
 1201 F St. NW, Suite 200Washington, DC 20004P
ROF
.
 
R
 ANDY 
E.
 
B
 ARNETT
 G
EORGETOWN
U
NIV
.L
 AW
C
ENTER
 600 New Jersey Ave. NWWashington, DC 20001
 
M
ICHAEL
 A.
 
C
 ARVIN
 
Counsel of Record 
 G
REGORY 
G.
 
 ATSAS
 C.
 
EVIN
M
 ARSHALL
 H
 ASHIM
M.
 
M
OOPPAN
  Y 
 AAKOV
M.
 
R
OTH
 J
ONES
D
 AY 
 51 Louisiana Ave. NWWashington, DC 20001(202) 879-3939macarvin@jonesday.com
Counsel for Private Petitioners 
 
 
TABLE OF CONTENTSPage
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ..................................... iiiREPLY BRIEF FOR PRIVATEPETITIONERS ON SEVERABILITY ................. 1 ARGUMENT .............................................................. 3I. THIS COURT CAN AND SHOULD NOWRESOLVE THE SEVERABILITY OF THEINDIVIDUAL MANDATE ................................... 3II. THE GOVERNMENT AND
 AMICUS 
 DISTORT THE LEGAL STANDARD FORSEVERABILITY BY OVERSIMPLIFYINGTHE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS ......................... 7III. CONTRARY TO
 AMICUS 
, CONGRESSWANTED THE GUARANTEED-ISSUE AND COMMUNITY-RATING RULES TOWORK WITH THE MANDATE OR NOT AT ALL ................................................................. 9IV. CONTRARY TO THE GOVERNMENT,THE ACT CANNOT SURVIVE, ANDNEVER WOULD HAVE BEENENACTED, WITHOUT ITSUNCONSTITUTIONAL HEART ...................... 14 A. The Government Ignores TheOperational And EconomicSimilarities Among The Act’s Various Insurance Regulations .............. 15B. The Government Ignores TheFundamental Significance To The Act Of Its Individual Mandate AndInsurance Regulations ............................ 18
 
iiC. The Government Ignores TheDistortions That Would Be CausedBy Eliminating The Mandate AndInsurance Regulations ............................ 19D. The Government Ignores TheEvidence That The Act Was A Unique Package Deal .............................. 23CONCLUSION ......................................................... 24

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