food stamp regulations, federal regulations, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service
Some state food stamp agencies are overly aggressive in pursuing charges that claimants have committed intentional program violations. Just as failure to pursue allegations of fraud can undermine the Food Stamp Program’s goals, so can intimidation of claimants. States should take care to follow appropriate procedures in their investigations, and Food and Nutrition Service regulations offer ample grounds to advocate fair treatment of clients. Four key principles should guide states’ antifraud efforts.
39 Clearinghouse Review 73 (2005).
Administrative Law | Law and Society | Public Law and Legal Theory | Social Welfare Law
Digital Commons Citation
Super, David A., "Improving Fairness and Accuracy in Food Stamp Fraud Investigations: Advocating Reform Under Food Stamp Regulations" (2005). Faculty Scholarship. 118.