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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Category Archives: Federal Rights Litigation
A case pending at the Supreme Court regarding the right to arbitrate could potentially address whether a statutory notice requirement conveys rights. NSCLC joined with AARP to file a Supreme Court amicus brief addressing this important issue.
In an amicus brief, NSCLC argues that a lower court applied the improper legal standard in treating the CMS letter as if it should be granted the same level of deference as a published regulation. Read the Amicus Brief.
AARP and NSCLC joined forces to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of third-party beneficiary contract claims in Astra v. Santa Clara. Read the Amicus Brief (Dec. 20, 2010)
NSCLC was lead author in an amicus brief that argued that the opinion of an appellate court threatens the supremacy of federal law. The case appeals the Fourth Circuit’s decision in a case involving a state agency that sought to … Continue reading
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT The district court’s holding that the Rooker-Feldman doctrine bars federal court review of the decision of a state administrative agency was clearly in error. The decision below conflicts with holdings of the Supreme Court, this Court, and … Continue reading
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT This Court should reverse the district court’s order dismissing Plaintiffs-Appellants’ action on the grounds that the claims were preempted. The Court must apply the presumption against preemption, recognizing the historic presence of state law in protecting the … Continue reading
BRIEF IN OPPOSITION INTRODUCTION This petition should be denied. The Ninth Circuit below, in an interlocutory order, judgment and opinion filed July 11, 2008 (to which the September 17, 2008 Opinion, reprinted by petitioner at Pet. App. 1a-36a, simply “more fully sets forth the … Continue reading
SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT This Court should affirm the district court’s order granting in part, Petitioners-Appellees’ (Petitioners) motion for preliminary injunction. The California Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, has the lowest Medicaid spending per enrollee in the nation and one of the lowest … Continue reading