Special Problems in the Administration of Justice Committee (U.S.)

MANDATE: To recommend improvements in the administration of justice in the United States and to suggest ways to maintain proper liaison with others to that end.

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Latest Documents

Special eBulletin edition: Update on College's efforts on behalf of U.S. Veterans

On August 10, 2017, consolidated briefs were filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by Fellows in support of the College's efforts to seek justice for disabled veterans. The College, through the efforts of the Special Problems in the Administration of Justice (U.S.) Committee, has been working through many dedicated Fellows to help with the deprivation of due process for our veterans in the failure to adjudicate appeals of disability claims in a time that could ever be considered fair. The briefs lay out the legal theory but just as importantly the history of this problem and the real world consequences to our veterans.

Case 17-1747-JB Martin v. Shulkin
Case 17-1762-JB Rose v. Shulkin


Reply briefs were filed December 12, 2017.

Martin Reply Brief

Rose Reply Brief

Committee Members

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Stephen D. Raber

Chair

Williams & Connolly LLP

Washington, DC

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Gerald F. Ivey

Vice Chair

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P.

Washington, DC

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Carmen P. Belefonte

Member

Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC

Media, PA

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Melissa Foster Bird

Member

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.

Huntington, WV

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Douglas E. Chaves

Member

Chaves, Obregon & Perales, LLP

Corpus Christi, TX

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John M. Degnan

Member

Briggs and Morgan, P.A.

Minneapolis, MN

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Eric J. Eggan

Member

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John A. (Jack) Guernsey

Member

Conrad O'Brien PC

Philadelphia, PA

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Robin P. Hartmann

Member

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Dallas, TX

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Richard L. Honeyman

Member

Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.

Wichita, KS

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Michael V. Powell

Member

Locke Lord LLP

Dallas, TX

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Richard M. Rosenbleeth

Member

Blank Rome LLP

Philadelphia, PA

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James M. Sturdivant

Member

Gable Gotwals

Tulsa, OK

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Denny Shupe

Immediate Past Chair

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Philadelphia, PA

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Susan S. Brewer

Regent

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Morgantown, WV