court of claims definition

  • noun:
    • A U.S. national court that determines claims brought by individuals against the federal government.
    • a court for settling statements against circumstances or government; specif., a court of the US, produced by act of Congress, and holding its sessions at Washington. It's offered jurisdiction over claims on agreements from the government, and quite often may advise the federal government regarding its debts.
    • A U.S. national judge that determines statements brought by individuals up against the government.
    • a court for settling claims against a situation or federal government; specif., a court associated with the united states of america, produced by work of Congress, and holding its sessions at Washington. Its provided jurisdiction over statements on contracts against the federal government, and sometimes may advise the us government regarding its liabilities.
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