Rule 82 Rule 82. Jurisdiction and Venue Unaffected These rules do not extend or limit the jurisdiction of the district courts or the venue of actions in those courts. An admiralty or maritime claim under Rule 9(h) is not a civil action for purposes of 28 U.S.C. §§ 1391–1392. Related Terms:Term: JurisdictionTerm: ActionTerm: VenueTerm: U.S.C.