Am Gov200 Ch25&26

April 21st, 2011
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Assignment: Please explain each provision

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Chapter 25 ARTICLE III

[182]Article III.2.2 “ 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.

[183]III.2.3 The trial of all crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury;

[184]III.2.3 ….and such trial shall be held in the State where the said crimes shall have been committed;

[185]III.2.3 …..but when not committed within any State, the trial shall be at such place or places as the Congress may by law have directed.

[186]Section 3.3.1 Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

[187]Article III.3.1 No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act or on confession in open court.

[188]Article III.3.2 The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason,

[189]Article III.3.2 ….but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.

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Chapter 26 ARTICLE IV & V
Article IV
[190] Section 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State.

[191] And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.

[192] Section 2. The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.

[193 & 194] A person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice and be found in another State, shall on demand of the executive authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.

[195] No person held to service or labor in one State under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due.

[196] Section 3. New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union;

[197] but no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State;

[198] nor any State be formed by the junction of two or more States or parts of States without the consent of the legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.

[199] The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and

[200] regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States;

[201] and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States or of any particular State.

[202] Section 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government and

[203] shall protect each of them against invasion;

[204] and on application of the legislature, or of the Executive (when the legislature cannot be convened), against domestic violence.

ARTICLE V
[205] The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution

[206] or, on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a convention for proposing amendments which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of this Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the several States or by conventions in three fourths thereof as the one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by the Congress;

[207] provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any manner affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of the first article;

[208] and that no State, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate.

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