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Sims v. Apfel

Docket No.: 98-9537
Argued: March 28, 2000
Decided: June 5, 2000

Topics:

Social Security, as amended, including Social Security Disability Benefits Reform Act, but excluding Medicare, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Judicial Power, Judicial Review, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income, abuse of discretion, judicial review

Petitioner: Sims
Respondent: Apfel

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 200 F.3d 229
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 103 (2000)
Question:

Is a Social Security claimant barred from federal judicial review of issues he or she failed to raise during the administrative process?

Sims v. Apfel
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 28, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Sims, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

Sims v. Apfel
Case Documents

1Opinion in Sims v. Apfel
2Opinion in Sims v. Apfel
Additional documents for this case are pending review.