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Yale Law Clinic Sues for Vets with PTSD


by Agnes Enkhtamir

The Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic filed a national class-action lawsuit last week on behalf of two U.S. Army veterans, Stephen Kennedy and Alicia Carson, who allege that they were wrongfully denied honorable discharges as a result of mental health conditions incurred during their military service.

The suit alleges that the Army Discharge Review Board unlawfully denied discharge upgrades to the two veterans by not following a binding 2014 issuance by then-Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

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