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Social Security Appeals - Pilot

Effective February 1, 2016, all cases in which a plaintiff seeks review, pursuant to 42 U.S.C Sec 405(g), of a decision by the Commissioner of Social Security, shall be randomly assigned to a United States Magistrate Judge.  Further, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York and Regional Counsel for the Social Security Administration have agreed to participate in a Pilot Program for Electronic Service in Social Security Cases.  (refer to General Order #18 for complete information)