Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court

Recommendation 2016-3 – Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court encourages the Judicial Conference of the United States to develop a uniform set of procedural rules for cases under the Social Security Act in which an individual seeks district court review of a final administrative decision of the Commissioner of Social Security pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). It also highlights areas in which such rules should be adopted and sets forth criteria for the promulgation of additional rules.

Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2016-3, Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court, 81 Fed. Reg. 94312 (Dec. 23, 2016).  

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Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court

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2016-3
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The Administrative Conference recommends that the Judicial Conference of the United States develop special procedural rules for cases under the Social Security Act[1] in which an individual seeks district court review of a final administrative decision of the Commissioner of Social Security pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).

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Agenda (2nd Meeting) Agenda Download Agenda (2nd Meeting)
Committee on Judicial Review First Meeting Agenda Agenda Download Committee on Judicial Review First Meeting Agenda
Third Meeting Agenda Agenda Download Third Meeting Agenda
Draft Recommendation Recommendation Download Draft Recommendation
Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court Judicial Review Recommendation Download Special Procedural Rules for Social Security Litigation in District Court
Social Security Administration Federal Court Analysis (Proposed Recommendation) Judicial Review Recommendation Download Social Security Administration Federal Court Analysis (Proposed Recommendation)
Social Security Administration Federal Courts Analysis (Proposed Redline Recommendation) Judicial Review Recommendation Download Social Security Administration Federal Courts Analysis (Proposed Redline Recommendation)
Proposed Recommendation Recommendation Download Proposed Recommendation
Draft Recommendation Recommendation Download Draft Recommendation
Draft Recommendation (Redline version) Recommendation Download Draft Recommendation (Redline version)
Report: A Study of Social Security Litigation in the Federal Courts Report Download Report: A Study of Social Security Litigation in the Federal Courts
Short Report to the Judiciary on Social Security Litigation in Federal Courts Publication Download Short Report to the Judiciary on Social Security Litigation in Federal Courts
Thomas Sutton, Public Comment Comment Download Thomas Sutton, Public Comment
Klingler Comment Judicial Review Comment Download Klingler Comment
Conference Member Amendment Comment Download Conference Member Amendment
NOSSCR Comment Comment Download NOSSCR Comment
Judge Castillo Public Comment Comment Download Judge Castillo Public Comment
Lawrence Rohlfing Public Comment Comment Download Lawrence Rohlfing Public Comment
Alan Morrison, Public Comment Comment Download Alan Morrison, Public Comment
Data Appendix: A Study of Social Security Litigation in the Federal Courts Appendix Download Data Appendix: A Study of Social Security Litigation in the Federal Courts
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