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4129 HISTORIC DOCUMENTS'

States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their

authority, to all cases affecting ambassadors, 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 controversies 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 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.

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 III.-Treason against the United States shall consist only

in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving

them aid and comfort. 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.

The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of

treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood or

forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.

ARTICLE IV

Section I.-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 thereof.

Section II.-The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all

privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.

A person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other

crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State,