Article III - Commentary

Here we outline the powers of the Judiciary

Section 1.

No change.

Section 2.

—to all Cases of admiralty and maritime and space Jurisdiction;


The Judicial power of the Government shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

No real changes except to add space to the jurisdiction of the supreme court and the integration of some amendments into the article with which they concern themselves.

Section 3.

The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason up to lifelong imprisonment, but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption of Blood, or Forfeiture.

Removal of any form of corporal punishment.

Section 4.

There shall be no punishment of crimes beyond life imprisonment. Neither the Government nor the States will have the power to end a life as a punishment of crimes.

Removal of the death penalty.

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