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Article III 

    Section 2

    • Clause 2
    • In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be a 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.

      • ArtIII.S2.C2.2 Power of Congress to Control the Federal Courts
      • ArtIII.S2.C2.3 Federal-State Court Relations