AUTHORITIES ON FEDERAL JURISDICTION
  1. Family Guardian Legal Research
    • Authorities on jurisdiction of federal courts:  Study into jurisdiction of federal courts inside the sovereign Union states.
    • Federal Jurisdiction:  This short memo explains what is federal jurisdiction via Art. 1, 8, cl. 17 of the United States Constitution. To draft this brief, thousands of cases construing this part of the U.S. Constitution were read, about 450 were cataloged (as shown below) and then a small number of those, about 140, were referenced in this brief.
    • Supreme Court Cases: Here are cataloged short summaries of the most important or interesting cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning Art. 1, 8, cl. 17.
    • Circuit Cases: This file catalogs the federal district and appellate court cases regarding federal jurisdiction, segregated by circuit.
    • State Cases: This file catalogs many of the state decisions concerning federal jurisdiction, segregated by state.
    • Treaties and Jurisdiction: To understand how many federal civil and criminal laws are made operative outside the "jurisdiction of the United States," knowledge of the field of treaty law is essential.
    • Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction Within the States
  2. Sovereignty Education and Defense Ministry (SEDM) Materials
  3. Reference Resources