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CNS News : Justices To Meet Friday To Vote On Health Care Case

CNS News : Justices To Meet Friday To Vote On Health Care Case

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press
March 29, 2012

FILE - In this March 28, 2012 file photo, supporters of health care reform rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on the final day of arguments regarding the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Arguments in the Supreme Court failed to yield clear hints how the justices would rule on the question of whether President Barack Obama's health care overhaul would be left standing if the high court were to strike down the linchpin provision that all Americans must have health insurance. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — While the rest of us have to wait until June, the justices of the Supreme Court will know the likely outcome of the historic health care case by the time they go home this weekend.

After months of anticipation, thousands of pages of briefs and more than six hours of arguments, the justices will vote on the fate of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in under an hour Friday morning. They will meet in a wood-paneled conference room on the court's main floor. No one else will be present.

In the weeks after this meeting, individual votes can change. Even who wins can change, as the justices read each other's draft opinions and dissents.

But Friday's vote, which each justice probably will record and many will keep for posterity, will be followed soon after by the assignment of a single justice to write a majority opinion, or in a case this complex, perhaps two or more justices to tackle different issues. That's where the hard work begins, with the clock ticking toward the end of the court's work in early summer.


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What possible justification

What possible justification could there be for waiting until June to announce their decision???

Did you read the article?

It explains, briefly, how the judicial systems works... opinions, descenting opinions, vote changes, etc.

Hey, I'm anxious as hell to get rid of this travesty on individual liberty and free markets. Fixing it after the fact takes more time than I have patience. But, that's how it is and so I will wait and pray really hard!

Think I'm going to say a very

special prayer tonight.

Bump and thanks.