Three Reasons DoJ Passed on En Banc Review of the Mandate Decision

The Washington Post‘s Sarah Kliff offers three potential reasons the Department of Justice opted against seeking en banc review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s decision holding the individual mandate unconstitutional.

  1. The Obama administration will definitely handle the case.
  2. The review might not have been granted— or gone against the administration.
  3. The move shows confidence.