Henderson v. Shinseki

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Dec 6, 2010
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
8-0
Author
Alito
Term

Holding: The deadline for filing a notice of appeal with the Veterans Court does not have jurisdictional consequences, and Congress did not require the 120-day deadline to be treated as jurisdictional. (Kagan, J., recused).

Plain English Holding: The deadline for filing a notice of appeal with the Veterans Court is not jurisdictional.

Judgment: Reversed, 8-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on March 1, 2011. (Kagan, J., recused).

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