Title 18 of the United States Code

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Title 18 of the United States Code contains the bulk of the U.S. federal law on crimes and criminal procedure. However, there are laws in other titles establishing crimes and their penalties and creating and regulating courts. For example, Title 8 sets out many crimes involving illegal immigration, Title 21 contains the Controlled Substances Act, and Title 26 contains the Internal Revenue Code and the National Firearms Act. Title 28 deals with the judiciary and judicial procedure and Title 42 contains 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983, allowing civil action for deprivation of rights.[citation needed]