State: United States of America (the)
Law or Regulations: Alien's Action for Tort, U.S. Code, Title 28, Sec. 1350
Title 28 - Judiciary and judicial Procedure; Part IV - Jurisdiction and Venue; Chapter 85 - District Court; Jurisdiction
Sec. 1350 Alien's action for tort
Section 1350. Alien's action for tort
The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of any civil action by an alien for a tort only, committed in violation of the law of nations or a treaty of the United States.
[June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 934.]