Supreme Court hears arguments on veterans' benefits, sentencing

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF; merit briefs] Monday in Henderson v. Shinseki [oral arguments transcript, PDF] on the time limits for seeking judicial review of the denial of a veteran’s claim for disability benefits. The issue is whether the time limit in 38 USC 7266(a) [text] constitutes a statute of limitations subject to the doctrine of equitable tolling, or whether the time limit is instead jurisdictional and therefore…

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