Constitution of the United States of America
Article III: Judicial Branch
Article 3, Section 2:  Judicial Powers Defined

3.2.1
 The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and
Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United
States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their
Authority;

3.2.2  –to all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public
Ministers and Consuls;

3.2.3  –to all Cases of admiralty and maritime Jurisdiction;

3.2.4  –to Controversies to which the United States shall be a
Party;

3.2.5  –to Controversies between two or more States;

3.2.6  – between a State and Citizens of another State;

3.2.7  – between Citizens of different States;

3.2.8  –between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under
Grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens
thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.

3.2.9  In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers
and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party, the
supreme Court shall have original Jurisdiction.

3.2.10  In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme
Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact,
with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the
Congress shall make.

3.2.11  The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment,
shall be by Jury;

3.2.12  and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said
Crimes shall have been committed;

3.2.13  but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall
be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have
directed.
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