Richardson v. Perales

LOCATION:Ohio State Bar Association

DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1970-1971)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

CITATION: 402 US 389 (1971)
ARGUED: Jan 13, 1971
DECIDED: May 03, 1971

Facts of the case

Richardson v. Perales is a case brief that has been taken up by the United States Supreme Court. It focused on several issues connected with administrative processes in social disability situations. To be exact, there were up to nine issues to be judged based on the reports prepared by the physicians relying on the Social Security Act.