Case Name: Hart v. Berryhill
Court: U.S. Ct. App. 4th Cir. Docket: 16-1371
Case Result: The Treasury Dept. agreed to stop seizing tax refunds to pay off old family debts and issued Emergency Message, EM-17014 to its staff. As a result, approximately 65,000 people are now eligible to recover up to $56 million in refunds.
Case Name: Weatherford v. City of San Rafael
Court: Cal. Supreme Ct. Docket: S219567
Case Result: The California Supreme Court held that state law allowed taxpayers beyond property and business owners to challenge unlawful government policies. AARP joined three other organizations to support this broader interpretation of the statute.
Case Name: State ex rel. Cleveland Right to Life v. State of Ohio Controlling Board
Court: Ohio Supreme Ct. Docket: 2013-1668
Case Issue: Was the Ohio Controlling Board's vote to approve receipt of federal funding for Medicaid expansion within its statutory and constitutional authority?
Case Name: Harley v. Lyng
Court: U.S. Dist. Ct. ED Pa Docket: 84-4101
Case Issue: Must the state issue expedited Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to eligible households with 5 days from application as previously ordered by the court?
Case Name: Henderson v. Shinseki
Court: U.S. Supreme Court Docket: 09-1036
Case Result: Veteran's appeal of denial of VA benefits can be heard even if it misses a filing deadline.
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