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GUIDE FOR COUNSEL, PARTS VII
record before the Secretary and the Board relevant to the Board decision on appeal. The Secretary
will list any record matter than cannot be duplicated.
VII. GETTING TO THE COURT AND MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
The Clerk and staff wish to be helpful to counsel and will endeavor to answer all requests
to assist them in their visit to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
1.
The Court's Website
The Court's Website,
, provides access to the automated docket,
opinions, Court calendar, argument calendar, audio files of oral arguments, bar and admission forms
and instructions, Rules of the Court, guides to filing appeals, this guide, and other information about
the Court.
2.
Storing Coats, Umbrellas, Cameras, Etc.
Topcoats, raincoats, umbrellas, hats, cameras, may be left in the Court's libraryon the second
floor or hung in the coat rack outside the Courtroom. Recording devices may not be used in the
Courtroom, All cell phones and electronic devices must be put on silent.
3.
The Court Building: Location and Hours
The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is located in the city's "Penn Quarter," at 625
Indiana Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20004-2950. The Court is open from 9:00 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Court is easily reached by taxi or Metro (subway) from
Ronald Reagan (National) Airport. The building is closed Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. It is
accessible to persons with disabilities.
4.
Getting to the Court by Metro (Subway)
The Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Station (Green and Yellow Lines) lies within
one block (.1 miles) of the Court. The following stations are also near the Court: Judiciary Square
(Red Line) (.26 miles from the Court) and Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red Line) (.28 miles from the
Court).
5.
Parking
There is limited commercial parking in the lower floors of the building the Court occupies,
and additional commercial parking is available in the vicinity. The Court does not validate parking.
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