Answered By: Kate Britt
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2022     Views: 10

Congress abolished the Court of Claims in 1982 and established the United States Claims Court.


  • The major, commercial legal databases provide some access to Federal Claims Court opinions and related documents.
    • ​Westlaw 1788-present
    • Lexis 1853-current
  • Access each service through the Library's E-resources page.

Prior to 1982: 

After 1982:

  • Federal Claims Reporter (SMITH KF 125 .C5 F43x) 
    • Volumes 1-26 titled "United States Claims Court Reporter"
    • Volumes 27- titled "Federal Claims Reporter"
    • Includes trial decisions of the Claims court and reprints appellate decisions from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court. 
  • United States Federal Claims Digest (SMITH KF 125 .C51 U55x)

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