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Internal Operating Procedures
Publication of Court Actions

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Internal Operating Procedures

VIII. Publication of Court Actions

(a) Policy. All dispositive panel actions are submitted for publication in the Veterans Appeals Reporter and for electronic publication on WESTLAW and LEXIS. All single-judge dispositive actions are submitted for electronic publication. All nondispositive panel and single-judge actions are sent only to the parties unless they are designated for electronic publication by the authoring panel or single Judge.

(b) Designation for Publication. Designation of an action of the Court for publication in the Veterans Appeals Reporter, other than as noted above, may be requested by any Judge. The requesting Judge circulates a justification statement to all Judges serving in regular active status and the matter is published upon majority approval of the BOJ.