About: Bryan Jacoutot

Bryan is a Georgia attorney focusing primarily in healthcare law but also devotes significant time to issues in constitutional law and labor/employment law.

He received his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University where he also earned a certification in health law from the University’s distinguished Center for Law, Health and Society. Bryan earned his undergraduate degree in History from Auburn University, while minoring in both Political Science and Spanish.

For more information about Bryan, you can visit his website at www.bryanjacoutot.com, and follow him on Twitter: @BryanJacoutot




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SCOTUS “institutional legitimacy” not at stake in King v. Burwell

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Posted by    Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:15pm 1/26/2015 at 5:15pm
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The upcoming Supreme Court case of King v. Burwell holds much in the balance, including the very financial sustainability of President Obama’s signature law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). If the Supreme Court rules for the plaintiffs, the ability for the law to support itself would almost...

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House hires Turley as lead counsel in suit against Obama

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 3:40pm 11/18/2014 at 3:40pm
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News recently broke that George Washington University constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley has been tapped as lead counsel by the U.S. House of Representatives in their lawsuit against President Obama.

Turley has been on the national legal scene for a number of years, but has been gaining increasing notoriety of late as a...

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ISIS threat presents a chance for Congress to reassert its constitutional relevance

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:00pm 11/11/2014 at 7:00pm
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In a recent op-ed for the Daily Beast, Senator Rand Paul became the latest critic of what many see as a long history of Presidential abuse of power stretching back to Richard Nixon. In his piece, entitled “Obama’s ISIS war is illegal,” Paul made clear his view that ...

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[VIDEO] Obama v. Obamacare on Transparency

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 5:34pm 11/11/2014 at 5:34pm
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It was recently revealed to the general public that Jonathan Gruber, widely considered to be the architect of Obamacare, outright admitted deliberately misleading the “stupid American voter” in order to get the law passed.

“Lack of transparency,” Gruber lectured, “is a huge political advantage.”

Gruber’s unapologetic statement about...

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Viral Facebook post lays out case for a Bongino victory

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Posted by    Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:13pm 10/30/2014 at 3:13pm
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Remove yourself from the monotonous political rhetoric for just a moment, as difficult as that may be at this point in an election year.

Consider a reality that needs no embellishment. Consider a race that stands on its own as a stark choice of great consequence. A story of the longshot. The...

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Can the Government Quarantine Me?

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Posted by    Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:00pm 10/27/2014 at 2:00pm
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The late September arrival of Ebola-postive Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has caused many Americans to worry about their personal health in the event of an Ebola outbreak. Right on the heels of that worry, however, is a worry of another kind.

What about your personal rights? In particular, what about...

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Dan Bongino (#MD06): A Better Tomorrow

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:23am 10/14/2014 at 10:23am
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Yesterday, Dan Bongino released a new ad — and possibly his last — in the lead up to the 2014 election next month.

The ad carries a powerful message, with the beginning invoking a bit of Reagan’s “Morning in America.” Unlike in 1984,  however, basking in...

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Republican Dan Bongino eyes big win in #MD06

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Posted by    Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:28am 9/5/2014 at 11:28am
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“His check only votes once.” That’s what Dan Bongino, congressional candidate in Maryland’s 6th district said of his opponent, who also happens to be the sixth wealthiest member of Congress.

In between campaign stops yesterday, I was able to catch up with Bongino on the phone to discuss his progress as we...

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A southern style legal education and a lesson in diversity

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Posted by    Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:30pm 5/19/2014 at 1:30pm
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I graduated from the Georgia State University College of Law on Friday and, as tends to happen at occasions like this, I found myself reflecting on the years I spent there.

As I thought about the many specific instances of triumphs and shortcomings I experienced while in law school, I continually circled...

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Woman in Sudan sentenced to death for being Christian

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Posted by    Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:04am 5/16/2014 at 10:04am
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This horrific story comes on the heels of a 2014 Pew Research Center report that indicated Christians were the religious group most likely to be persecuted worldwide.

CNN reported yesterday that Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a 27 year old Christian Sudanese woman was convicted of apostasy and sentenced to death by a court in...

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Opportunities after Nebraska, West Virginia primaries

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5:42pm 5/14/2014 at 5:42pm
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Nebraska and West Virginia held their respective primaries last night.

In Nebraska, Ben Sasse defeated a broad Republican field and secured the nomination for the general election. Interestingly, although Sasse outpaced his nearest rival by more than 25% of the vote, he still came in just shy of a majority. That said,...

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Homeowner uses AR-15 to repel invader armed with pistol

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 5:09pm 5/13/2014 at 5:09pm
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A North Carolina homeowner fought back an armed home invasion attempt yesterday after a man kicked in his front door in broad daylight.

From WTVD-Raleigh News:

It happened about 9:45 a.m. as...

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Eleanor Clift says Amb. Stevens not “murdered”

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Posted by    Monday, May 12, 2014 at 12:30pm 5/12/2014 at 12:30pm
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Eleanor Clift, who is a “key member of the political team” at Newsweek and regularly appears the television program, The McLaughlin Group, declared last week that Ambassador Chris Stevens was not murdered in the September 11th terrorist attack in Benghazi.

I would like to point out Ambassador Stevens was not murdered. He...

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Texas high school student suspended for not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 11:30am 5/11/2014 at 11:30am
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The familiar sound of students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in the morning before the beginning of the school day is a tradition worth keeping.

For many children, it is one of the earliest ways in which they show appreciation and support for their country.

Most students recite this pledge...

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David Rouzer (NC-7) in strong position

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Posted by    Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9:12am 5/8/2014 at 9:12am
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Longtime readers of this blog know we’ve been following David Rouzer since he was a member of our original 2012 Operation Counterweight list.

Rouzer waged a well-disciplined but ultimately unsuccessful campaign in 2012, dropping a hard-fought race to 8-term incumbent, Mike McIntyre, by less than 700 votes.

In April of last year, Rouzer ...

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North Carolina Primary results

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8:30am 5/7/2014 at 8:30am
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With 100% of precincts reporting, Thom Tillis, the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, will take on vulnerable Senate Democrat Kay Hagan for her seat this November.

Receiving just under 46% of the vote, Tillis surpassed the 40% of votes necessary to avoid a runoff. Trailing Tillis were Tea Party...

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Going God-ban

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00pm 5/6/2014 at 5:00pm
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We noted yesterday the Supreme Court’s ruling in a case allowing for sectarian prayer at town council meetings. In a 5-4 decision, the court narrowly reversed a lower court ruling that prohibited the use of Christian-specific prayer on the grounds it “conveyed the message that [the town of] Greece was...

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