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

The district courts shall have original jurisdiction, exclusive of the courts of the States, of all civil actions and proceedings against--

(1)  consuls or vice consuls of foreign states;  or

(2)  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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