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Hardisty v. Astrue, No. 08-35919

In an appeal from the Social Security Commission's denial of supplemental security income benefits to plaintiff, the district court's denial of attorney's fees to plaintiff is affirmed where a plaintiff may not be awarded attorneys' fees against the U.S. under the Equal Access to Justice Act with respect to issues not reached by a district court in reversing a federal agency's decision.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 9, 2009

Filed January 25, 2010


Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain


For Appellant:

Ralph Wilborn, Wilborn Law Office, P.C., Oregon City, OR

For Appellee:

Kathryn A. Miller and Britannia I. Hobbs, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, Seattle, WA