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Court Of Claims

court of claims

1 often cap both Cs
: a court (as in Illinois, Michigan, New York, and West Virginia) that has jurisdiction primarily over cases involving claims against the state
2 cap
: a former court succeeded by the United States Claims Court see also united states court of federal claims



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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