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Supreme Court Will Not Rush Review of Virginia Case Challenging the Health Reform?ÇÖs Constitutionality

May 01, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Virginia Attorney General?ÇÖs request for an expedited review of the earlier ruling made by a Virginia federal district court that the individual mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional. The district court's decision has been appealed to the federal court of appeals and is currently awaiting a mid-May hearing. The Virginia Attorney General had asked the Supreme Court for an immediate review of this decision but the Supreme Court denied such request without comment.
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