Richardson v. Belcher

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Richardson v. Belcher by Potter Stewart
Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

404 U.S. 78

Richardson  v.  Belcher

 Argued: Oct. 13, 1971. --- Decided: Nov 22, 1971


Section 224 of the Social Security Act, which requires a reduction in social security benefits to reflect workmen's compensation payments, has a rational basis and does not violate the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.

317 F.Supp. 1294, reversed.

Richard B. Stone, Washington, D.C., for appellant.

John Charles Harris, Alexandria, for appellee.

Mr. Justice STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).