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Social Security Appeals

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 Electronic Service in Social Security Cases.  (refer to General Order #18 for complete information)