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Disability benefits ordered to severely depressed woman

Where an administrative law judge, or ALJ, improperly accorded “little weight” to the testimony of the applicant’s long-time treating psychiatrist, failed to specify which specific objective evidence supported his conclusion that she was not disabled, inappropriately afforded more weight to ...

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No reconsideration of military COVID vaccine mandate suit

Where the court previously dismissed a suit brought by military chaplains complaining about the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the plaintiffs’ motion to reconsider was denied. Background This action stems from a complaint by military chaplains surrounding the military’s COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Delay dooms mom’s bid for attorneys’ fees in IDEA case

In an issue of first impression, the court held that a claim for attorney’s fees by parents who prevail in state administrative proceedings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, is more “analogous” to an IDEA merits review ...

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Challenge to environmental rule dismissed as unripe

Where multiple environmental organizations challenged a final rule that affected how federal agencies would conduct reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, but each of their categories of alleged damages was unripe, the suit was dismissed. Background A ...

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