45 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 389 (2012-2013)
Veterans Fighting Wars at Home and Abroad

handle is hein.journals/text45 and id is 417 raw text is: VETERANS FIGHTING WARS AT HOME AND
ABROAD
Robert N. Davis*
I. INTRODUCTION.............................................389
II. PROBLEMS FACING VETERANS TODAY...          .......................391
A. Unemployment        ........................................ 392
B. Homelessness          ..............................   .....393
C. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide...  .................394
D. Physical Disabilities     .........................   ..... 396
III. VA'S ROLE IN ADDRESSING THESE PROBLEMS.....      ..............397
A. Unemployment and Homelessness..................... 398
1. Unemployment         ..........................   .....398
2. Homelessness       ................................ 399
B. The Claims Process       ................................... 400
IV. THE VETERANS' JUDICIAL REVIEW ACT: BENEFITS AND
SHORTCOMINGS        ................................ .. ..........404
A. Attorney Representation and Payment  .............    .....405
B. The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims............. 406
C. United States Court ofAppeals for the Federal Circuit
Review ........................................ 408
D. United States Supreme Court Review   .............    ......410
1. Brown v. Gardner....................              .........410
2. Scarborough v. Principi.................        ........411
3. Shinseki v. Sanders..................            ..........413
4. Henderson ex rel. Henderson v. Shinseki.......     .......414
E. Shortcoming ofJudicial Review ....................... 415
V. NOVEL ISSUES..............................................416
VI. CONCLUSION                         ...............................................418
I. INTRODUCTION
Permit me, if you will, a few preliminary remarks before I get into the
substance of my talk.' I have to admit that the events in the Middle East over
* Judge Davis is a federal appellate judge at the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in
Washington, D.C. He would like to thank Kristi Lemoine, Esq. and Angel Caracciolo, Esq. for their
assistance in the preparation of this Article.
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