28 U.S.C. § 451 : US Code - Section 451: Definitions

Search 28 U.S.C. § 451 : US Code - Section 451: Definitions

      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, 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.
      The terms "district court" and "district court of the United
    States" mean the courts constituted by chapter 5 of this title.
      The term "judge of the United States" includes judges of the
    courts of appeals, district courts, Court of International Trade
    and any court created by Act of Congress, the judges of which are
    entitled to hold office during good behavior.
      The term "justice of the United States" includes the Chief
    Justice of the United States and the associate justices of the
    Supreme Court.
      The terms "district" and "judicial district" means the districts
    enumerated in Chapter 5 of this title.
      The term "department" means one of the executive departments
    enumerated in section 1 of Title 5, unless the context shows that
    such term was intended to describe the executive, legislative, or
    judicial branches of the government.
      The term "agency" includes any department, independent
    establishment, commission, administration, authority, board or
    bureau of the United States or any corporation in which the United
    States has a proprietary interest, unless the context shows that
    such term was intended to be used in a more limited sense.