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In an appeal from the Social Security Commission's denial of supplemental security income benefits to plaintiff, the district court's denial of attorney's fees to plaintiff is affirmed where a plaintiff may not be awarded attorneys' fees against the U.S. under the Equal Access to Justice Act with respect to issues not reached by a district court in reversing a federal agency's decision.
Argued and Submitted October 9, 2009
Filed January 25, 2010
Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain
Ralph Wilborn, Wilborn Law Office, P.C., Oregon City, OR
Kathryn A. Miller and Britannia I. Hobbs, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, Seattle, WA