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Court of the United States

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 6001(4) (2010) (Title 18—Chapter 601: Immunity of Witnesses)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 6001 et seq.]—
   (4) "court of the United States" means any of the following courts: the Supreme Court of the United States, a United States court of appeals, a United States district court established under chapter 5, title 28, United States Code [28 U.S.C. §§ 81 et seq.], a United States bankruptcy court established under chapter 6, title 28, United States Code [28 U.S.C. §§ 151 et seq.], the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the District Court of Guam, the District Court of the Virgin Islands, the United States Claims Court [United States Court of Federal Claims], the Tax Court of the United States, the Court of International Trade, and the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

28 U.S.C. § 451 (2010) (Title 28—Chapter 21: General Provisions Applicable to Courts and Judges)

As used in this title:
The term "court of the United States" includes the Supreme Court of the United States, courts of appeals, district courts constituted by chapter 5 of this title [28 U.S.C. §§ 81 et seq.], including the Court of International Trade and any court created by Act of Congress the judges of which are entitled to hold office during good behavior.