James D. Ridgway

George Washington University - Law School

Professorial Lecturer in Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://www.law.gwu.edu/Faculty/profile.aspx?id=19582

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Splendid Isolation Revisited: Lessons from the History of Veterans Benefits Before Judicial Review

Veterans L. Rev., Vol. 3, No. 135, 2011
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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'Not Reasonably Debatable': The Problems with Single-Judge Decisions by the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

27 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 1 (2016)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
James D. Ridgway, Barton Stichman and Rory E. Riley
George Washington University - Law School, National Veterans Legal Services Program and Riley-Topping Consulting
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veterans, veterans law, judges, appellate courts, decisionmaking, nonprecedential

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Mind Reading and the Art of Drafting Medical Opinions in Veterans Benefits Claims

5 Psych. Injury & Law 72 (2012)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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veterans, disability, medical, expert, evidence

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Why So Many Remands?: A Comparative Analysis Of Appellate Review by the United States Court Of Appeals for Veterans Claims

1 Veterans Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 113, 2009
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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The Veterans’ Judicial Review Act Twenty Years Later: Confronting the New Complexities of Veterans Benefits System

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 66, p. 251, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2010
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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Lessons the Veterans Benefits System Must Learn on Gathering Expert Witness Evidence

Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 405, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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Caring for Those Who Have Borne the Battle: Exploring the Myths and Realities of Veterans' Benefits Since the Revolution

Journal of the Federal Circuit Historical Society, Vol. 6, p. 73, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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history, veterans, benefits

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Equitable Power in the Time of Budget Austerity: The Problem of Judicial Remedies for Unconstitutional Delays in Claims Processing by Federal Agencies

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 57, 2012
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2012
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 142 (199,883)

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administrative, consitutional, remedies, structural reform, veterans, claims, delay

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A Benefits System for the Information Age

Glimpses of the New Veteran: Changed Constituencies, Different Disabilities, and Evolving Resolutions (Alice A. Booher, ed. 2015)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 128 (217,139)

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veterans benefits

10.

Patternicity and Persuasion: Evolutionary Biology as a Bridge Between Economic and Narrative Analysis in the Law

Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Vol. 35, p. 269, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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evolutionary biology, law and society, law and economics, narrative legal theory

11.

Toward a Less Adversarial Relationship Between Chevron and Gardner

9 U. Mass. L. Rev. 388 (2014)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2015
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 117 (232,300)

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veterans, Chevron, deference

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Recovering an Institutional Memory: The Origins of the Modern Veterans Benefits System, 1914 to 1958

5 Veterans L. Rev. 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2013
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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veterans benefits, history, pension

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Fresh Eyes on Persistent Issues: Veterans Law at the Federal Circuit in 2012

62 American University Law Review 1037 (2013)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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veterans law, federal circuit, attorney fee, VJRA, EAJA, chenery, judicial review, board of veterans' appeals, court of appeals for veterans claims

14.

Misunderstanding Chenery and the Problem of Reasons-or-Bases Review

Syracuse Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
James D. Ridgway and David Ames
George Washington University - Law School and Independent
Downloads 102 (256,013)

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chenery, courts, remands, veterans

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Changing Voices in a Familiar Conversation about Rules vs. Standards: Veterans Law at the Federal Circuit in 2011

American University Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 1175, 2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2012
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 96 (266,473)

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veterans law, federal circuit, rules, standards, chevron, gardner

16.

The Behavioral Psychology of Appellate Persuasion

1 Stetson J. Advoc. & L. 83 (2014)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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Veterans Law, Jon Stewart, and a Challenge for the Legal Academy

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
James D. Ridgway
George Washington University - Law School
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