The United States Court of Federal Claims is a special court created on October 1, 1982 by the U.S. Congress and headquartered in Washington, D.C.. By federal law, claims brought against the United States must be brought in this court; however, as this court is established under Article I of the United States Constitution (and not Article III, as other federal courts), all decisions rendered by it may automatically be appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1982 is a number and represents a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar Events January-February January 6 - William Bonin is convicted of being the freeway killer. January 8 - AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions January 11 - Mark Thatcher, son of the British... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Article One of the United States Constitution establishes the legislative branch of government, Congress, which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate. ... Article Three of the United States Constitution establishes the judicial branch of the federal (national) government. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, or simply the Federal Circuit was founded in 1982 to combine similar federal cases to a specialized appellate court. ...
Website of the United States Court of Federal Claims (http://www.uscfc.uscourts.gov/)
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