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Social Security Disability And The Legal Professional

Author : Jeffrey Scott Wolfe
ISBN : 0766821153
Genre : Business & Economics
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More than 500,000 hearings each year appear before an administrative judge to appeal Social Security Administration disability claim denials in more than 130 hearing offices around the United States. Using plain and clear language, you will be guided step-by-step through the appeals claim process beginning with the basics of the Social Security Administration and judicial law through terminology, definitions, and the processes themselves. Whether you are a legal professional new to this type of practice, or a claimant, you will find this an invaluable guide to the Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process as well as key laws related to Social Security Disability claims.

Administrative Procedures For The Legal Professional

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781497012936
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Administrative Procedures for the Legal Professional. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Attorney S Fees In Social Security Disability Cases

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Social Security
ISBN : PSU:000013689513
Genre : Business & Economics
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Office Procedures For The Legal Professional

Author : Judy Long
ISBN : 1401840833
Genre : Law
File Size : 38. 50 MB
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This is an all-encompassing approach to looking at law office procedures. It reviews the law office and the court system then moves on to a detailed discussion of various specialty areas of law and the function of the paralegal or legal assistant in each. Assignments and projects give the reader a very real sense of work in a law office. And, those efforts are documented in a notebook within the publication which later serves as a valuable resource in carrying out similar assignments on the job. This publication coupled with an available forms manual makes for an invaluable combination. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Administrative Law And Procedure

Author : Elizabeth C. Richardson
ISBN : 0827374682
Genre : Business & Economics
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Administrative Law teaches theory, procedure and practical application. In addition the reader will learn and understand the substantive law of four areas of administrative law. They include Social Security disability, Immigration Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Environmental Law. These areas of law are fast growing and interesting and offer expansive job opportunities to paralegals.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7469-0Computerized Test Bank (1996), ISBN: 0-8273-7977-3

The Mental Health Professional And The Legal System

Author : Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
ISBN : 0873186257
Genre : Medical
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A report by the Committee on Psychiatry and Law, of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, first published in 1991. Explains separately the legal relationship between a therapist and client, and giving testimony as an expert witness. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

No Longer Disabled

Author : Susan Gluck Mezey
ISBN : 9780313254246
Genre : Law
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This book focuses on the Reagan administration's broad attempt from 1980 to 1984 to strike thousands of Social Security disability recipients from government rolls. . . . Mezey] enriches her study with a brief history of federal disability policy and provides a review of contending arguments over public policy and judicial activism. Of particular interest is the legal battle over the medical criteria used for determining desability and the SSA's deliberate policy of nonacquiescence when confronted with adverse judicial rulings. . . . A well-documented and valuable addition to case studies on the Reagan administration's efforts to cut human services. "Choice" This book is a case study of judicial policy making. It focuses on the role of adjudication in the making and refining of federal policy. It goes beyond the scope of most treatments of social security and the disability policy to examine the stages of judicial review and subsequent legislative and bureaucratic responses to adjudication. It then proceeds to analyze the resulting changes in legislative policies. The study is devoted to two themes. First, it provides an opportunity for empirical analysis of the role of the lower federal courts in the policy making arena; second, it examines the role of litigation as a political activity. This issue serves as a timely opportunity to explore the impact of federal courts on bureaucratic and congressional policies by focusing on the interactions of institutions involved in the disability policy-making process. By examining the effects of the courts on social policy, this case study offers new perspectives on the role of the federal courts in the political system.

Social Security

Author : Danny Pieters
ISBN : 9789041124968
Genre : Law
File Size : 30. 42 MB
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Everybody uses the term social security, but definitions vary widely. This unique book may be conceived as a wide-ranging definition, although in fact it emphasizes only part of the concept: that administrative function that grants cash benefits to offset or compensate for such social risks as old age, disability, unemployment, costs of health care, and other instances occasioning the lack of means necessary for a decent existence. In an earlier form (1993), this book proved itself as a much-sought-after introduction to the field, for governments as much as for law students. In this completely revised and updated work, Professor Pieters again offers, this time to a new generation of scholars and policymakers, a common language and structure with which to talk and think about social security. The presentation is both abstract (theory of social security) and concise (structure of social security systems). In taking into account the diversity of ways in which social security has been shaped by priorities of place and time, Dr Pieters delineates the distinct alternatives that can be adhered to in establishing a social security system. He builds a frame in which these various concepts, principles, options, and techniques can be put into perspective. Although this approach hints at a common law of social security, Dr Pieters goes no further in that direction than a brief general survey (in his last chapter) of the possible features of a comparative social security law. Social Security: An Introduction to the Basic Principles is sure to find a welcome among many sectors of the legal and policy communities. Full of insight and information, and eminently readable, the book may be seen in a number of different ways: as a road map explaining the social security systems of various states; as an overview of the various options available for building a social security system; as an exploration of the possibilities of rethinking or reforming an existing system; as the first tentative step toward a scientific discipline of comparative social security law; and much else besides.

Social Security Disability Claims

Author : Richard C. Ruskell
ISBN : UCAL:B4312601
Genre : Disability insurance
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Legal Advocacy

Author : Herbert M. Kritzer
ISBN : 0472109359
Genre : Law
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Because of concern over the cost and quality of legal representation in this country many have argued that formally trained lawyers are not the best advocates in many situations. However, the professional bar has fought to maintain its monopoly on the provision of legal services. Can nonlawyers be effective legal advocates? Herbert Kritzer provides the first systematic comparative study of the work of lawyers and nonlawyers that evaluates the quality of representation provided by lawyers and nonlawyers. The book describes lawyers and nonlawyer advocates at work in four different legal settings: unemployment compensation claims appeals, Social Security disability appeals, state tax appeals, and labor grievance arbitrations. The analysis shows clearly that nonlawyers can be effective advocates and, in some situations, more effective than many lawyers. Kritzer combines an examination of case outcomes with a systematic observation of advocates in the hearing room, providing a compelling portrait of their work and a solid basis for understanding the differences in the effectiveness of advocates with different training. The author's findings have important implications for our policies toward restrictions on those who can provide legal assistance, specialization in training and practice, and the meaning of professional monopolies in a world of increasing complexity. This book will appeal to student of the legal process, the sociology of professions, and all concerned with the operation of the U.S. legal system. Herbert M. Kritzer is Professor of Political Science and Law, University of Wisconsin--Madison. He is the author of Let's Make a Deal and The Justice Broker.

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