AUTHORITIES ON FEDERAL JURISDICTION
- Family Guardian
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
- 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
- Sovereignty Education
and Defense Ministry (SEDM) Materials
- Reference Resources