The video of yesterday’s Cato Institute panel on the Origination Clause challenge to the Obamacare individual health insurance mandate is now available here. The participants are Timothy Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation (who had just argued the case in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals), Simon Lazarus of the liberal Constitutional Accountability Center, and myself. Ilya Shapiro of Cato moderated.
Ilya Somin Ilya Somin is Professor of Law at George Mason University. His research focuses on constitutional law, property law, and popular political participation. He is the author of "The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain" and "Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter."