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Panel: How Should Bid Protests and IDIQs Evolve (October 25, 2017)

Posted on: 2017-10-05

Chief Judge Susan G. Braden will be a panel member for an 809 Panel and Industry Review and Discussion Panel. Please click here for details and registration.

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Intellectual Property Suits in the United States Court of Federal Claims

Posted on: 2017-10-04

Vol. 10 No. 1
By Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams and Diane E. Ghrist
Published on the American Bar Association's website

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USCFC Press Release - Federal Contract Conference Supports Court Review of Bid Protests

Posted on: 2017-09-18

Judge Thomas C. Wheeler spoke on Friday, September 15th, on a panel for the Practicing Law Institute on “View from the Bench–Adjudicating Government Contracts Disputes.” Senior Judge Loren A. Smith also spoke on a panel for the Practicing Law Institute on “Bid Protests in Government Contracts–Protection or Obstacle?” The Judges both expressed views from their experiences and answered questions from the participating attorneys. Attendance of attorneys attending and those live streaming was well over a hundred. There was a strong general view that the bid protest jurisdiction was important to both the public and the government.

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Court News - The Senior Judges in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Posted on: 2017-08-31

For more than 160 years, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, along with its predecessor, the U.S. Court of Claims, has acted as "The People's Court," sometimes even referred to as the "keeper of the nation's conscience." As Abraham Lincoln stated in his Annual Message to Congress in 1861, "It is as much the duty of Government to render prompt justice against itself, in favor of citizens, as it is to administer the same between private individuals." While some may conflate the Court of Federal Claims with small claims courts across the country, there is nothing small about the Court of Federal Claims.

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