In the wake of the May 10 decision in Veterans for Common Sense v. Shinseki
, which blasted the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for failing to provide servicemen and -women with timely adjudication of their disability claims, the government has petitioned for a rehearing en banc in front of the full Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
At issue: Did the Ninth Circuit overstep its separation-of-powers boundaries in ordering a district court to oversee corrective measures at the VA?
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