Va. AG Takes Health Law Mandate Challenge To High Court

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 9:55 PM EDT) -- Virginia's attorney general said Friday that he would ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider overturning the Fourth Circuit's dismissal of a suit challenging the federal health care reform law, saying the court improperly ruled that the state lacked standing in the suit.

Virginia's petition comes just days after the U.S. Department of Justice and 26 other states asked the high court to consider the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and will also ask the Supreme Court to decide whether Congress has...
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