38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General

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  • VA Claims and Appeals Modernization
    • United States
    • Veterans Affairs Department
    • Invalid date
    ...in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs for activities conducted by the agency.'' 38 CFR 15.103. [[Page 158]] VA's proposed amendments to 38 CFR 20.700 do not indicate any intent by the Department to forego its obligations under the Rehabilitation Act and implementing regulations. VA did no......
  • VA Compensation and Pension Regulation Rewrite Project
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 27, 2013
    • November 27, 2013
    ...(e)(1) provides no guidance on when VA will schedule a hearing for the sole purpose of receiving argument from a representative. Title 38 CFR 20.700(b) states, in pertinent part, ``Requests for appearances by representatives alone to personally present argument to Members of the Board may b......
  • Sapp v. Wilkie, 16-2104
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • November 27, 2019
    ...by the appellant's opportunity to present rebuttal. Id. As usual during Board hearings, cross-examination is prohibited. Id.; see 38 C.F.R. § 20.700(c) (2018). D. Application of Simultaneously Contested Claim Rules Here To protect the parties' procedural due process rights in a simultaneous......
  • Gambill v. Shinseki, No. 2008-7120.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • August 13, 2009
    ...the adversary mode of dispute resolution utilized by courts in this country." Walters, 473 U.S. at 309, 105 S.Ct. 3180; see also 38 C.F.R. § 20.700(c) ("Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature and nonadversarial. Parties to the hearing will be permitted to ask questions, incl......
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  • Sapp v. Wilkie, 16-2104
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims
    • November 27, 2019
    ...by the appellant's opportunity to present rebuttal. Id. As usual during Board hearings, cross-examination is prohibited. Id.; see 38 C.F.R. § 20.700(c) (2018). D. Application of Simultaneously Contested Claim Rules Here To protect the parties' procedural due process rights in a simultaneous......
  • Gambill v. Shinseki, No. 2008-7120.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • August 13, 2009
    ...the adversary mode of dispute resolution utilized by courts in this country." Walters, 473 U.S. at 309, 105 S.Ct. 3180; see also 38 C.F.R. § 20.700(c) ("Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature and nonadversarial. Parties to the hearing will be permitted to ask questions, incl......
  • Marozsan v. US, Civ. No. 3:84cv0500 AS.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 7th Circuit. United States District Court of Northern District of Indiana
    • February 22, 1994
    ...Board of Veterans' Appeals ("BVA"). A hearing before the BVA will be granted if the claimant expresses a desire to appear in person. 38 C.F.R. § 20.700(a). Such hearings are subject to essentially the same rules as are hearings before the local agency. See 38 C.F.R. § 20.700. Prior to the e......
  • Veterans for Common Sense v. Peake, No. C-07-3758 SC.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • June 25, 2008
    ...1320 at VA 322-00002598, 2600. 94. As part of the appeal process to the BVA, veterans have the right to a hearing before a BVA judge. 38 C.F.R. § 20.700; RT 528:23-25. At the veteran's option, the hearing may be held at the expense of the veteran in Washington D.C., or by videoconference, o......
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