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Shinseki v. Sanders

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07-1209 Fed. Cir. Dec 8, 2008
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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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