Page 21 of the OpinionIn a democracy, the power to make the law rests with those chosen by the people. Our role is more confined-"to say what the law is." Marbury v. Madison, 1 Cranch 137, 177 (1803). That is easier in some cases than in others. But in every case we must respect the role of the Legislature, and take care not to undo what it has done. A fair reading of legislation demands a fair understanding of the legislative plan.Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them. If at all possible, we must interpret the Act in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter. Section 36B can fairly be read consistent with what we see as Congress's plan, and that is the reading we adopt.The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is Affirmed.
This ain't the first blog that I have published about someone cheating during a Wall Street qualifying examination, and I think it's safe to say that this won't be the last such article on that topic. Human nature being what it is, some folks are just gonna cheat. In some cases, however, the problem isn't that a test-taker is sneaking a peek at notes on a shirt cuff or underneath a shoe -- sometimes the misconduct is that you get caught simply having prohibited notes in your possession at the testing facility, even if you didn't look at them or even intend to do so. Regardless of what you do or don't, and notwithstanding your intentions, make sure to know the rules of the test center and to follow them. Consider this recent regulatory settlement. READ