"The Supreme Court has rejected a call from Virginia's attorney general to depart from its usual practice and put review of the [Obama] health care law on a fast track," The Associated Press reports.
The wire service adds that "only rarely, in wartime or a constitutional crisis, does the court step into a legal fight before the issues are aired in appellate courts. Hearings already are scheduled in May and June in three appeals courts. The case still could reach the high court in time for a decision by early summer 2012."
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