Where appellant challenged the denial of Social Security disability benefits, the acting commissioner was properly serving in her role when she ratified the appointment of the administrative law judge who oversaw the case, so the ALJ had authority over the case, and the judgment of the district court is reversed.
Judgment is reversed.
Dahle v. Kijakazi (MLW No. 79557/Case No. 22-1601 – 8 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Melloy, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, Schultz, J. (Joshua Marc Salzman, Washington, D.C., argued for appellant) (Mahesha P. Subbaraman, Minneapolis, MN, argued for appellee).