We the People Act(HR 3893 IH)March 4, 2004 To limit the jurisdiction of the Federal courts, and for other purposes. Mr. PAUL (for himself and Mr. BARTLETT of Maryland) introduced the bill in the 108th Congress and needs to be introduced in the 109th Congress.

Saturday, December 4

U.S. Constitution Article 3, Section 2, Clause 2

In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be 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.

For expert testimony on this Clause see the following:

  1. Testimony Of Martin H. Redish, Professor Of Law And Public Policy, Northwestern Law School
  2. Testimony Of Phyllis Schlafly, Founder And President, Eagle Forum
  3. Prepared Statement of Professor Charles E. Rice, Professor Emeritus of Law, Notre Dame Law School

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