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Shortly -- a man heading up the arguments against the president's health -- -- former solicitor general Paul climax.
He became deputy solicitor general -- just 34 was promoted to the top slot under president George W.
Becoming the youngest solicitor general in more than a century he's argued a whopping 57.
Cases before the Supreme Court and have several more this term.
I sat down one -- one with glad to talk about tackling a case of this magnitude the pressure and how confident he is he can win.
Well it's busy in in a word and it is really a difficult challenge in terms.
Preparing for this case because at least from my perspective it's really three cases or four cases -- the court.
In a really unprecedented step has divided this into four different pieces.
In from the -- standpoint you really have to treat each one of those.
As a separate argument the Medicaid provisions which are really kind of -- sleeper part of this whole case that's really -- separate case.
Then individual mandate in -- -- ability pizzas are pretty relayed and I think in both cases.
The key to understanding.
The issues is really to understand this monstrous -- right 2700 pages.
And you know not every member of congress I think read all 2700 pages before it got past but the lawyers are kind of stuck doing that so it's -- it's quite a task.
Do you have moments and the best of all this hustle bustle in preparation -- It it hits you first second -- think this could be the biggest case of my generation this could be my brown picks.
It certainly does because unlike some cases you have some cases -- really big cases.
But they fly under the radar screen for a while they can sneak up on people or maybe constitutional lawyers know it's a really big deal.
But maybe not everybody does in this case has everything.
Everybody has been focused on this case for the longest time I was in involved in this case -- the -- so I was brought in at the Court of Appeals level so even before.
I got involved in this case I was reading about it in the papers people were focused on it that this case you know this you have to -- -- -- under a rock.
-- not know about this case and if you're involved in it the way.
That I've been privileged to do I think -- really you know you it does a pretty every once while you try to treat it like any other case but you do recognize.
That the level of attention.
The consequences of the case are really special.
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