Adminstrative Law Brief 3

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Tyler Farrar Administrative Law Brief 3 3/4/09 Case:    Mathews v. Eldridge , 424 U.S. 319 (1976) Facts: George Eldridge, a man receiving disability benefits, was informed by letter that his  disability benefits would be ending.  However, the Social Security Administration requires that  notification and an evidentiary hearing be given before determining if a person will no longer  receive disability benefits. Eldridge’s benefits were cut off before he received his hearing so he  challenged the action.  Issue:  Was Eldridge’s constitutional right to due process violated when he was not given a  hearing? Holding:    In a 6-2 opinion, the United State Supreme Court held that Eldridge was not deprived  his due process rights when he was given an evidentiary hearing.  Reasoning:   Justice Powell 1. Procedural due process can impose constraints on government decisions regarding 
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2011 for the course PLSC 4163 taught by Professor Kelley during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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