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Message from the Chief Judge

On behalf of myself and my colleagues, welcome to the website of the United States Court of Federal Claims. I am grateful to the President for appointing me to serve as the chief judge of the court, an institution that has been at the center of my legal career––as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge Loren A. Smith, litigator, special master, and judge––for over 30 years. Read more

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2019 Judicial Conference, November 14, 2019. Read more

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 Notice of Adoption of Amendments to Rules
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CM/ECF NextGen

Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen) Coming August 26, 2019 - Your Action is Needed

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Open Court Admissions will be held at 11:00 a.m. instead of 10:00 a.m. until further notice.

Until further notice, Open Court Admissions will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday of the first full week in every month. Applicants for admission must appear in the clerk's office no later than 10:30 a.m. to complete the items listed in RCFC 83.1(b)(2)(A)(i).

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