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Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, 28 U.S.C. § 1346, (Federal Tort Claims Act ("Little Tucker Act"), United States as defendant


Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1346


Generally Section 1346(a)(2), is known as the Little Tucker Act, while Section 1346(b), is know as the Federal Tort Claims Act. This section provides, in pertinent part, that the district courts shall have original jurisdiction, concurrent with the United States Claims Court over certain actions (see below for specific actions) and they shall have exclusive subject matter jurisdiction over federal tort claims.

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