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Monthly Archives: April 2012

04.05.12

Coverage of the WTO Appellate Body Report, US – Clove Cigarettes

By Benn McGrady

Yesterday, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization handed down its report in United States – Clove Cigarettes. The Appellate Body upheld the first instance finding that US restrictions on clove (but not menthol) cigarettes are discriminatory and, therefore, contrary to WTO law. In the near future, the O’Neill Institute will distribute a briefing […]

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04.03.12

Three Ominous Moments During the Affordable Care Act Severability Hearing – Could They Actually Save the Mandate?

By O’Neill Institute

This post was written by former O’Neill Institute Research Assistant and current Georgetown Law 2L Dinesh Kumar, who attended day three’s morning session of the Supreme Court’s hearing on the Affordable Care Act. Every aspect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Supreme Court oral arguments has been dissected in the days following the historic hearings, […]

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04.02.12

HHS Releases Final Rules that Apply Affordable Care Act Provisions to College Health Plans

By O’Neill Institute

This post was authored by Rory O’Sullivan, Policy Director, from the Young Invincibles.  The Department of Health and Human Services recently released final rules that apply the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) consumer protections to college health plans starting in Fall 2012. College students will now receive the same basic consumer protections and benefits as all […]

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