ACS Blog:Opening Day at the Supreme Court Could Shut Courthouse Doors to the Poor

(9/28/2011) Rochelle Bobroff on the significance of Douglas v Independent Living Center case that the Supreme Court  hears Oct. as its very first oral argument for the new term. The case is of vital importance to low income individuals, including older adults, who rely on safety net programs such as Medicaid. The case, Douglas v Independent Living Center addresses whether people with limited income and resources can sue states that enact laws which conflict with federal Medicaid requirements in the same way that businesses sue states to challenge state consumer protection laws. READ THE BLOG


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