28 U.S.C. § 1351 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 1351. Consuls, vice consuls, and members of a diplomatic mission as defendant
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The district courts shall have original jurisdiction, exclusive of the courts of the States, of all civil actions and proceedings against--
consuls or vice consuls of foreign states; or
members of a mission or members of their families (as such terms are defined in section 2 of the Diplomatic Relations Act).
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