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judiciary-branch - The Judiciary I The Federal Judiciary as...

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Page 1 of 2 The Judiciary I. The Federal Judiciary as outlined in the U. S. Constitution, Article 3 A. Section 1: Supreme Court 1. Judges are to hold their positions “during good behavior” 2. Judges’ compensations are not to be diminished while they hold office B. Section 2: Jurisdiction is defined 1. Original jurisdiction is given to the Supreme Court in. . . a. All cases affecting ambassadors, ministers, and consuls b. Where a state is a party to a suit 2. Appellate jurisdiction (where the case must be heard in a “lower” court and then appealed to a higher court) in cases involving a. admiralty and maritime disputes b. where the U. S. is a party to the action c. where the parties are citizens of different states C. Section 3: Treason 1. “Adhering to their enemies” 2. “Giving them aid and comfort” 3. Can be proven only by confession in open court or on the eyewitness account of two witness “to the same overt Act.” II. Supreme Court A. Only court mentioned in the Constitution
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