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Goldberg v. Kelly
Citation:Goldberg v. Kelly, 397 U.S. 254 (1970)
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New York City residents were receiving financial aid under the federally assisted Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. New York State officials allegedly terminated or were going to terminate the residents’ benefits without notifying them beforehand or giving them a hearing. The beneficiaries sued claiming that without notice and a hearing they were losing their benefits contrary to due process of law.
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