28 U.S. Code § 3901 - Civil actions

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(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.
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.