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Smith v. Berryhill

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1606 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the decision of the Appeals Council—the administrative body that hears a claimant’s appeal of an adverse decision of an administrative law judge regarding a disability benefit claim—to reject a disability claim on the ground that the claimant’s appeal was untimely is a “final decision” subject to judicial review under Section 405(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 13 2018Application (17A1121) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 26, 2018 to May 25, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Apr 19 2018Application (17A1121) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until May 25, 2018.
May 25 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 28, 2018)
Term Snapshot