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US Constitution Articles III - VII
Terms in this set (17)
Only Court mentioned in the Constitution
Term for Federal judge
Life (good behavior)
Powers of the court
Original jurisdiction - hear the case first
Appellate jurisdiction - hear the case on appeal
All federal cases will have a jury
To levy war against the US or help enemies of the US. Conviction - takes two eye witnesses or open confession in court
Full Faith and Credit
States must recognize the laws, licenses, and court documents of other states.
Privileges and Immunities
States may not discriminate against citizens of other states
If someone flees from justice, they can be sent back to the state the crime was committed.
Congress approves admittance of all new states.
Congress makes law concerning all territories.
States will have . . .
republican form of government
protection of their borders
upon consent of the state, help against internal conflicts
Congress proposes new amendment with 2/3 vote or Congress can call a National Convention at the request of 2/3 of the States
States ratify amendment with 3/4 vote or in special conventions held in 3/4 of the states
The Constitution and federal law is above all state law.
Oath of office
All public official must pledge allegiance to the Constitution
Ratification of the Original Constitution
9 out of 13 states must approve the Constitution
Reserved Powers of the States
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