[USC02] 28 USC 3901: Civil actions
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28 USC 3901: Civil actions Text contains those laws in effect on March 4, 2021
From Title 28-JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDUREPART VI-PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGSCHAPTER 179-JUDICIAL REVIEW OF CERTAIN ACTIONS BY PRESIDENTIAL OFFICES

§3901. Civil actions

(a) Parties.-In an action under section 1346(g) of this title, the defendant shall be the employing office alleged to have committed the violation involved.

(b) Jury Trial.-In an action described in subsection (a), any party may demand a jury trial where a jury trial would be available in an action against a private defendant under the relevant law made applicable by chapter 5 of title 3. In any case in which a violation of section 411 of title 3 is alleged, the court shall not inform the jury of the maximum amount of compensatory damages available under section 411(b)(1) or 411(b)(3) of title 3.

(Added Pub. L. 104–331, §3(c), Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4070 .)


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1997, see section 3(d) of Pub. L. 104–331, set out as a note under section 1296 of this title.