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IECOKDS OF THE FEDEIL CONVENTION 66I THE CONSTITUTION Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United 8tates, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their Authority; -- to all Cases affecting Ambas- sadors, other public Ministers and Consuls; -- to all Cases of admiralty and maritime Jurisdiction;- to Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party;--to Con- troversies between two or more States ; -- between a State and Citizens of another State; -- between Citizens of different States,- 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. 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. 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. The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury; and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said Crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have directed. Section. 3. Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Ene- mies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be con- victed of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court. The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corrup- tion of Blood, or Forfeiture except during the Life of the Person attainted. ATCL-. IV. Section. . Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner in which such Acts, Records and Proceedings shall be proved, and the Effect thcreof.