Claims Court Can Rule On Sunk $27M Army Deal: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has jurisdiction over claims to block federal contract terminations, the Federal Circuit found Friday in a precedential ruling, finding the lower court properly sided with Systems Application & Technologies Inc. in its protest over a canceled $26.9 million U.S. Army contract.

A three-judge panel said the Court of Federal Claims has sufficient authority to rule on claims for injunctive relief under the Tucker Act, rejecting the Army’s argument that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear SA-Tech’s protest over the termination...
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