King v. Burwell

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King v. Burwell (2015), is a controversial United States Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare subsidies.[1]


The 6-3 ruling was as follows: The majority ruling was John Roberts, joined by Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan.

The dissent was led by Antonin Scalia and was joined by Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.


In his dissent of the case, Scalia coined the term SCOTUSCare.[2]


  1. Breaking: SCOTUS upholds ObamaCare subsidies in King, 6-3. Hot Air (June 25, 2015).
  2. Scalia leads scathing dissent on ObamaCare ruling, dubs law 'SCOTUScare'. Fox News (June 25, 2015).