Health Law Decision Will Have Lasting Impact On Supreme Court
Politico Pro: What An ACA Ruling Could Mean To SCOTUS
If the Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of health care reform next year, its decision will have a huge impact on the entire country — but it could also have a lasting impact on the reputation of the court itself. Justices may be weighing this when they decide whether to rule on the law at the height of an election year, court experts say. They're now under intense pressure from all sides to take one of the health reform cases and decide it quickly. But concerns about the impact it would have on Supreme Court as an institution could steer them away from an election-year ruling (Feder, 10/4).