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Court hears appeal from veteran who missed filing deadline

Events are being held across the country to honor our military veterans currently deployed, those who have returned from war and those who gave their lives in service.

"Who in Congress would have likely thought such a thing?"

Scalia said the justices' job was to read the statute as it is written, not to try to decide "whether Congress could have been so mean." He suggested that there was nothing that would keep Congress from changing the law, even retroactively.

The case is Henderson v. Shinseki.

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