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U.S. Federal Court Rules & Forms
Federal Judicial Organizations
UNITED STATES COURTS
United States Courts.gov
Official website of the federal judiciary.
United States Supreme Court
Official website of the Supreme Court, includes dockets, decisions, rules, and official filings.
Includes audio materials and materials for leading cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.
U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals & District Courts
Map and links to each of the thirteen federal circuits and to ninety-four district courts .
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
The Court has nationwide jurisdiction over suits for
monetary claims against the government (28 U.S.C. § 1491) including claims for federal takings of private property, refunds of federal taxes, military and civilian pay and allowances, Indian claims, breaches of federal government contracts. The Court also has jurisdiction over patent and copyright infringement claims against the United States.
U.S. Court of International Trade
Formerly the U.S. Customs Court, this court has jurisdiction over a range of disputes involving import transactions and federal transactions affecting international trade.
U.S. Tax Court
The Court is located in Washington, D.C., and its nineteen presidentially-appointed judges travel nationwide to conduct trials in various designated cities.
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims
Established in 1988, this court has exclusive jurisdiction to review decisions of the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Federal Court Opinions
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Provides electronic access to case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, with links to individual court sites (requires assistance from a Pace reference librarian).