|TRAC Defends SSA Findings|
|(11 Jul 2011)
The Social Security Administration's (SSA) critical response to a July 4 report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) ignored the body of evidence presented by TRAC about systematic and hard-to-explain disparities within the SSA's court system.
A point-by-point refutation of the agency's sweeping statement regarding TRAC's report can be found here:
To read TRAC's original report, go to
Embedded in the report is a special interactive table giving the public access to extensive counts and rates that further document the degree of the disparities among individual judges in a Social Security hearing office as well as disparity measures for each office as a whole.
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