4 scenarios for Thursday's health-care ruling

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Monday, June 25, 2012

The Supreme Court’s eagerly awaited ruling on the 2010 federal health-care law is expected on Thursday, when the court will announce its final opinions of the term.

The high court announced two decisions on Monday. Three more, including the health-care case, remain pending.

Chief Justice John Roberts announced from the bench that Thursday will be the court’s final session before it takes a summer break. The chief justice said all remaining opinions will be announced then.

On the health care law, here are the most likely four scenarios on how the court could rule, shown in order of how much of the law would be struck down:

 

Read more in today's Wall Street Journal.

 

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0 #1 General Political ActivistGuest 2012-06-25 19:57:54
Irregardless of which path this important decision takes, does nothing to mitigate the fact, that our country cannot implement policy, unless we also do something about the worsening shortage of professional medical staff, including doctors, nurses, caregivers, etc. Why is it, that to impact positive change, one must now often rely on all other interested parties, instead of merely engaging in the political process?
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