The President, Vice-President, and all civil officers of the United
States, shall be removed from office, on impeachment for, and con-
viction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors
The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one su-
preme court, and in such inferior courts, as the Congress may, from
and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behaviour;
and shall, at stated times, receive for their serivcts, a compensation,
which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office.
1. The judicial power shall extend to all cases, in law and equity,
arising under this constitution, the laws of the United 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,
state, claiming lands under grants of different states, and between a
state, or the citizens thereof, and foreign states, citizens or subjects.
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.
3. 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.
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. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the
testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in
2. 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.
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 penal laws, prescribe the manner in which such
acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved and the effect thereof.
1. The citizens of each state shall be entitled to all the privileges
and immunities of citizens in the several states.