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Keywords: Pro Se Complaint; CriminalMatters; Federal Tort Claims Act.
Keywords: re: Pro Se Complaint; Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Tucker Act; 28 U.S.C. § 1491; Habeas Corpus; 28 U.S.C. § 2241; 28 U.S.C. § 2254; Rehabilitation Act; Prison Litigation Reform Act.
Keywords: Rule 56; Summary Judgment; Breach of Contract; Res Judicata re: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER on Motion for Summary Judgment, Order on Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, Unreported Order.
Keywords: re: Pro Se Complaint; Tucker Act; Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Program.
Keywords: re: Order Granting Motion for Preliminary Approval of Proposed Class Action Settlement; Unreported Order; Preliminary Approval; Rails to Trails; Class Action.
Keywords: re: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of the Court of Federal Claims; Default Judgment; RCFC 55; Subject Matter Jurisdiction.
Keywords: re: 18 U.S.C. § 981(a)(1)(C) (Property Subject To Forfeiture To The United States); 18 U.S.C. § 983(d)(Innocent Owner Defense); 21 U.S.C. § 881(a)(6) (Controlled Substances Act); Rules of the United States Court of Federal Claims ("RCFC") 12(b)(1) (Subject Matter Jurisdiction); RCFC 15(a) (Amendment of Pleadings); RCFC 41(b) (Failure to Prosecute).
Keywords: re: Rule of the United States Court of Federal Claims ("RCFC") 83.3 (Legal Assistance by Law Students).
Keywords: re: Pro Se Complaint; Motion to Dismiss; RCFC 12(b)(1); RCFC 12(b)(6); Tucker Act.
Keywords: re: Military Pay Act, 37 U.S.C. § 204; Absent Without Leave ("AWOL"); 3 7 U.S.C. § 503; Absence Excused as Unavoidable; DOD FinancialManagement Regulation; Pretrial Confinement; Subsequent Conviction; Due Process; Jurisdiction. (ar)Keywords: re:  Military Pay Act, 37 U.S.C. § 204; Absent Without Leave ("AWOL"); 3 7 U.S.C. § 503; Absence Excused as Unavoidable; DOD Financial Management Regulation; Pretrial Confinement; Subsequent Conviction; Due Process; Jurisdiction.
Keywords: re: Pro Se Complaint; Sovereign Citizen; Subject Matter Jurisidction; Motion to Transfer; Frivolous Claims.