Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A U.S. federal court established in 1855 to hear monetary claims against the United States government, based on contracts, express or implied, or claims referred by Congress. It sits in Washington, DC, and is composed of five judges. Some states also have a court of claims.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:13 pm