Supreme Court scheduling action

Healthcare Dive reports that “The Supreme Court on Monday set a Friday [January 10] afternoon deadline for challengers of the ACA to respond to the blue state coalition’s motion to expedite the case.” The lead coalition member State of California has requested that the Court calendar to case for oral argument this Spring so that a Supreme Court decision may be issued before the end of the current term in late June / early July. This scheduling order allows the Supreme Court to consider the motion to expedite at its Friday January 17, 2020, conference. Approval of the motion would require the support of at least five justices. If the Court decides the motion on January 17, the decision would be announced that Friday afternoon or the following Tuesday morning. Stay tuned.

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