The Constitution for the United States of America

Article 3
Section 2 - Paragraph 2

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.

This further defines the powers and duties of the supreme Court.

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