court of claims


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court of claims

n. pl. courts of claims
1. A court in some states handling claims against the state.
2. Court of Claims A federal court handling claims against the US government.

court′ of claims′


n.
a court specializing in claims against the federal government, a state government, its agencies, etc.
[1685–95]
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With one physical court location in Columbus, the Ohio Court of Claims realized they needed support to handle these requests that could potentially be generated from any of the 88 counties in the state.
The Court of Claims also had a long history of sitting en banc.
Boutros' sole assigned error, he argued that the trial court erred when it tailed to stay the litigation pending a determination from the Ohio Court of Claims regarding Dr.
Subsection (d) of section 22 of the Court of Claims Act omitted previous language referencing timelines for payments made on the "death of [a] law enforcement officer," and inserted a reference to the "time set forth in Section 3 of the Line of Duty Compensation Act.
The Court of Claims ruled for the IRS and the taxpayer appealed.
Either House of Congress can pass private legislation ordering the Court of Claims to decide a case, but that is rarely done.
We thought it would be interesting to watch him explain to a judge that, even after the Court of Claims said that the depletion block was the definition of the property for tax purposes, the Commissioner could ignore that result by refusing to consent to taxpayers' requests to change their method.
In addition, anyone wanting to sue the federal government must file suit in the Court of Claims in Washington, often many years after the government enforces its regulations.
Court of Claims, where he was involved with patent infringement cases brought against the United States.
The New York State Court of Claims is seeking sealed proposals to provide hotel accommodation and conference services, including specified meals, for a three-day judges conference in Montauk, New York on October 23, 24 and 25, 2017.
Cinergy paid the additional tax; however, in 1999 it filed suit for a refund in the Federal Court of Claims.
Applying standards like those described, the Court of Claims concluded that the costs of these projects were currently deductible.