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The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is a national court of record, established under Article I of the Constitution of the United States. The Court has exclusive jurisdiction to provide judicial review of final decisions by the Board of Veterans' Appeals, an entity within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Court provides veterans an impartial judicial forum for review of administrative decisions by the Board of Veterans' Appeals that are adverse to the veteran-appellant's claim of entitlement to benefits for service-connected disabilities, survivor benefits and other benefits such as education payments and waiver of indebtedness. In furtherance of its mission, the Court also seeks to help ensure that all veterans have equal access to the Court and to promote public trust and confidence in the Court.

CAVC Launches Oral Arguments Live on Tuesday, April 23,2019.

The Court is pleased to announce live streaming of oral arguments begins April 23, 2019. Upon visiting our YouTube channel, you will have the opportunity to watch oral arguments live. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel, set reminders for upcoming events, watch them as they happen, and view them afterward on demand. Be advised that subscribing to a YouTube channel and the ability to set reminders requires you to have a YouTube (aka Google) account.

If your preference is to listen to the oral arguments at a later date, as always, the Court will continue to upload audio-only files of the oral arguments to this website.

Get started with our YouTube channel by clicking the link below:

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