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On This Date in Legal History

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Social Security Act.  Read the law at http://1.usa.gov/1HLn9Z3. To learn more watch the Social Security Administration’s video that delves into the history and benefits of the program at http://1.usa.gov/1JX7SKO.

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On This Date in Legal History

The case Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld arose after a widower, Steven C. Wiesenfeld (“Wiesenfeld”) was denied his Social Security survivor benefits upon his wife’s death during childbirth. Wiesenfeld opted not to work (outside the home) in order to raise their child. His wife, … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

The case Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld arose after a widower, Steven C. Wiesenfeld (“Wiesenfeld”) was denied his Social Security survivor benefits after his wife’s death during childbirth. Wiesenfeld opted not to work (outside the home) in order to raise their child. … Continue reading

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On This Day in Legal History

The case Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld arose after a widower, Stephen C. Wiesenfeld (“Wiesenfeld”) was denied his Social Security survivior benefits after his wife’s death during childbirth. Wiesenfeld opted not to work (outside the home) in order to raise their child. … Continue reading

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