Argument previews: Statutes of limitations for veterans’ appeals and discretion in resentencing
on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:49 pm
On Monday, in Henderson v. Shinseki, the Court will hear arguments in a dispute over whether 38 U.S.C. Â§ 7266(a), which allows veterans to appeal decisions of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals within a certain time frame, constitutes a limitation on federal court subject-matter jurisdiction.Â Scott Dodson, an associate professor of law at William & Mary Law School, previews the case for the American Bar Associationâ€™s PREVIEW of U.S. Supreme Court Cases.Â You can read Professor Dodson’s preview here.
Also on Monday, the Court will hear arguments in Pepper v. United States, a dispute over whether a district judge, when resentencing a defendant after remand, must follow the sentencing findings issued by the original sentencing judge. Douglas A. Berman, the William B. Saxbe Designated Professor of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the creator of the blog Sentencing Law and Policy, previews the case for the American Bar Associationâ€™s PREVIEW of U.S. Supreme Court Cases; Professor Berman’s preview is available here.
The ABA has generously agreed to share some of its previews â€“ which are authored by practitioners and scholars in the field â€“ with SCOTUSblog. The ABA’s PREVIEW website is here.