Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The Court did not grant any new cases today. On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Shinseki v. Sanders

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1209 Fed. Cir. Dec 8, 2008
Apr 21, 2009 6-3 Breyer OT 2008

Issue: Whether courts must presume the failure of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to give notice to benefits’ claimants to be prejudicial.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded; vacated and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on April 21, 2009.

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