38 CFR 14.500 - Functions and responsibilities of General Counsel

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  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 22, 2008
    • May 22, 2008
    ...the Department's chief legal officer and is responsible for advising the Secretary concerning VA programs and policies. 38 U.S.C. 311; 38 CFR 14.500(b). A written legal opinion of the General Counsel involving laws administered by VA is binding as to all VA employees and officials, 38 CFR 1......
  • Hockley v. Wilkie, Vet. App. 18-6010
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • February 8, 2019
    ...v. Proctor & Gamble, 973 F.2d 911, 914 (Fed. Cir. 1992) ("Generally, settlement of a dispute does render a case moot."); cf. 38 C.F.R. § 14.500(a), (c), (d). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a). In entering into this settlem......
  • Rodriguez v. McDonough, Vet. App. 20-6311
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • August 18, 2021
    ...does render a case moot."). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a); 38 C.F.R. § 14.500. In entering into this settlement agreement, the General Counsel is following well-established principles regarding the Government attorney'......
  • Bates v. McDonough, 21-0642
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • August 23, 2021
    ...v. Proctor & Gamble, 973 F.2d 911, 914 (Fed. Cir. 1992) ("Generally, settlement of a dispute does render a case moot."); cf. 38 C.F.R. § 14.500(a), (c), (d). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a). In entering into this settlem......
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  • Hockley v. Wilkie, Vet. App. 18-6010
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • February 8, 2019
    ...v. Proctor & Gamble, 973 F.2d 911, 914 (Fed. Cir. 1992) ("Generally, settlement of a dispute does render a case moot."); cf. 38 C.F.R. § 14.500(a), (c), (d). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a). In entering into this settlem......
  • Rodriguez v. McDonough, Vet. App. 20-6311
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • August 18, 2021
    ...does render a case moot."). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a); 38 C.F.R. § 14.500. In entering into this settlement agreement, the General Counsel is following well-established principles regarding the Government attorney'......
  • Bates v. McDonough, 21-0642
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • August 23, 2021
    ...v. Proctor & Gamble, 973 F.2d 911, 914 (Fed. Cir. 1992) ("Generally, settlement of a dispute does render a case moot."); cf. 38 C.F.R. § 14.500(a), (c), (d). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a). In entering into this settlem......
  • Mckelvy v. McDonough, 21-1523
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • September 1, 2022
    ...v. Proctor &Gamble, 973 F.2d 911, 914 (Fed. Cir. 1992) ("Generally, settlement of a dispute does render a case moot."); cf. 38 C.F.R. § 14.500(a), (c), (d). The General Counsel represents the Secretary of Veterans Affairs before the Court. 38 U.S.C. § 7263(a). In entering into this settleme......
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