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This post is the third in a series exploring how the federal judiciary has referenced the Administrative Conference and its body of work in judicial opinions.  The focus of this post is on the U.S. Court of Appeals other than the D.C. Circuit, which was the subject of our second post. ...

In the fall of 2012, the Office of the Chairman of the Administrative Conference issued a report to the Social Security Administration (SSA) examining the submission of evidence in disability cases and providing principles to guide the agency as it considered revising...

The Office of the Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States has released its report to the Social Security Administration on Evaluating Subjective Symptoms in Disability Claims.  The report and appendices can be found on the project page, at acus.gov/symptom-evaluation.  Executive Director Matthew Lee Wiener and Attorney Advisor Stephanie Tatham's...

On February 20, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register regarding “Submission of Evidence in Disability Claims.”  According to the NPRM, SSA seeks to “clarify [the] regulations [that] require [claimants] to inform [the agency]...

The Administrative Conference of the United States Office of the Chairman recently released a comprehensive report entitled:  SSA Disability Benefits Adjudication Process: Assessing the Impact of the Region I Pilot Program.  The report reflects...

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently submitted a proposed rulemaking package on “Submission of Evidence in Disability Claims” to the Office of Management and Budget for regulatory review.  These proposed rules are aimed at providing clarity on the need to submit all non-privileged, written evidence related...

At its June 2012 Plenary Session, the Administrative Conference of the United States approved an unprecedented recommendation aimed at streamlining federal immigration courts.  ACUS Recommendation 2012-3, entitled “Immigration Removal Adjudication,” was adopted by...