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U.S. Federal Appellate Courts: Records and Briefs

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is based at the Howard T. Markey National Courts Building in Washington, D.C. This court is unique among the Circuit Courts. It has nationwide jurisdiction in various subject areas (e.g., international trade, government contracts, patents, trademarks, certain claims against the U.S. government, federal personnel, veterans’ benefits, and public safety officers’ benefits claims). The jurisdiction of this court includes all United States District Courts as well as special courts, and the appellate review of certain federal administrative agency decisions.

A photograph of eleven men, one of which is President Taft, and the rest of whom are Federal Circuit Judges
National Photo Company.Taft & Federal Circuit Judges, 9/27/23. [19]23. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Print and Microformat Resources

Below, please find information about our print and microformat resources for the Federal Circuit. The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional digital content are provided when available.

Additional Resources

For further information about the Federal Circuit, visit one of the online resources listed below: