No. 21-432.

143 S.Ct. 543 (2023)

598 U.S. 1

Adolfo R. ARELLANO, Petitioner, v. Denis R. McDONOUGH, Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 23, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James R. Barney , Washington, DC, for petitioner.

Sopan Joshi , Washington, DC, for respondent.

James R. Barney , Counsel of Record, Kelly S. Horn , Alexander E. Harding , Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC, for petitioner.

Elizabeth B. Prelogar , Solicitor General Counsel of Record, Brian M. Boynton , Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Malcolm L. Stewart , Deputy Solicitor General, Sopan Joshi , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Patricia M. McCarthy , Martin F. Hockey, Jr. , Claudia Burke , Attorneys, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Catherine C. Mitrano , Acting General Counsel, Y. Ken Lee , Deputy Chief Counsel, Christina L. Gregg , Attorney, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., for respondent.

This case concerns the effective date of an award of disability compensation to a veteran of the United States military. The governing statute provides that the effective date of the award "shall not be earlier" than the day on which the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) receives the veteran...

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