December 18, 2012 -- Professor Eugene Volokh commented on a proposal by a South Carolina lawmaker that would criminalize implementation of President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare reform law. His comments appear in a U.S. News & World Report article.
UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh, however, told U.S. News the proposed law "would be clearly un-enforceable, because the federal law – upheld by the Supreme Court – trumps state law."
"But I assume it's meant to make a political statement, not to have a direct legal effect," adds Volokh.
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