U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims: A Brief Introduction [Updated April 22, 2021] [open pdf - 528KB]
From the Document: "The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) provides the exclusive forum for veterans and other claimants, such as veterans' surviving spouses, to appeal U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) decisions denying various veterans' benefits. This In Focus describes the CAVC's creation, jurisdiction, authority, and procedures before identifying several issues that may interest the 117th Congress."
CRS In Focus, IF11365
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/