The Social Security Administration (SSA) is wading in waters knee deep and fast rising when it comes to what is described in repeated news stories as a rising tide of backlogged Social Security disability appeals. A change in the essential jurisprudence underlying hearings afforded to those appealing an administrative denial of Social Security disability benefits is necessary to remedy the single most pressing issue in the hearings and appeals process - the hue and cry over the pending backlog of such cases.
Jeffrey S. Wolfe,
The Times They Are a Changin': A New Jurisprudence for Social Security,
29 J. Nat’l Ass’n Admin. L. Judiciary
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