King v. Burwell: A Debate

By on March 23, 2015

Two legal scholars debate King v. Burwell, a Supreme Court case involving Obamacare.

robert-destroRobert A. Destro
Catholic University of America
Robert A. Destro is professor of law at The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law. He has been a member of the faculty since 1982 and served as interim dean from 1999 to 2001. From 1983 to 1989 he served as a commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights and led the commission's discussions in the areas of discrimination on the basis of disability, national origin, and religion.

robert-weinerRobert Weiner
Arnold & Porter, LLP
Robert Weiner is a partner in Arnold & Porter's Business Litigation practice group. He served as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice from 2010 to 2012. At DOJ, he oversaw the defense of the new health care law from the outset of litigation through the arguments at the Supreme Court. He clerked for Judge Henry Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.