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Heg, J. E. (ed.) / The Blue Book of the state of Wisconsin

Constitutions,   pp. [1]-50 PDF (11.5 MB)

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  In all cases affecting ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls,
those in which a State shall be a party, the Supreme Court shall have origin-
al juriadiction. In all the other cases before mentioned, the Supreme Court
shall have appellate jurisdiction, both as to law and fact; with such excep-
tions, 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 crime shall have
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 3. Treason against the United States shall consist only In levying
war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and com-
fort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of
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 1. Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public
acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. And the Con-
gress may by general laws prescribe the manner In which such acts, records
and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.
  SEcTION 2. The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all privileges
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, shall, on demand
of the
executive authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, to
be re-
moved to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.
  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.
  SECTIow 3. New States may be admitted by the Congress Into this Union;
but no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any
other State; nor any State be formed by the junction of two or more States,
or part of States, without the consent of the legislature of the States con-
cerned as well as of the Congress.
  The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules
and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the
United States; and nothing In this Constitution shall be so construed as
prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular State.
  SECTION 4. The United States shall guaranty to every State In this Union
a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them ags 'nst
vasion, and on application of the legislature, or of the executive, (wheL
legislature cannot be convened,) against domestic violence.

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