The Boards of Contract Appeals: A Historical Perspective
Jeri Kaylene Somers
George Washington University - Law School; U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals
American University Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 745, 2011
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 550
GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 550
This article - introducing the journal's special issue discussing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - traces the historical evolution of the agency boards of contract appeals to meet the changing dispute resolution needs of the Government in its procurement activities. It discusses the boards of contract appeals and their relationship to the Federal Circuit, focusing more on the factual background rather than the theoretical.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: Federal Circuit, government contract law, boards of contract appeals, Contract Disputes Act of 1978, Disputes Clause
JEL Classification: H57
Date posted: April 18, 2011
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