Richardson v. BelcherAnnotate this Case
404 U.S. 78 (1971)
U.S. Supreme Court
Richardson v. Belcher, 404 U.S. 78 (1971)
Richardson v. Belcher
Argued October 13, 1971
Decided November 22, 1971
404 U.S. 78
Section 224 of the Social Security Act, which requires a reduction in social security benefits to reflect workmen's compensation payments, has a rational basis and doe not violate the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
317 F.Supp. 1294, reversed.
STEWART, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BURGER, C.J., and WHITE and BLACKMUN, JJ., joined. DOUGLAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, post, p. 404 U. S. 84. MARSHALL, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which BRENNAN, J., joined, post, p. 404 U. S. 88.