Jurisdiction and Due Process

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  1. HTML Version Text Version Jurisdiction over Federal Areas within the States Report of the Interdepartmental Committee for the Study of Jurisdiction over Federal Areas within the States, 1956. Also available as text files within a self-extracting executable.

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  2. HTML Version Text Version Federal Jurisdiction Brief by attorney Larry Becraft.
  3. HTML Version Conflict of Criminal Laws, Edward S. Stimson (1936) Jurisdiction for a criminal offense is limited to the territory where the offender is when the offense is committed, not where the effects occur.
  4. HTML Version Text Version Jurisdiction Boundary Marking Act Proposed legislation to mark boundaries between federal and state jurisdictions.
  5. HTML Version Text Version A Dissertation on the Nature and Extent of the Jurisdiction of the Courts of the United States, Peter Stephen Du Ponceau (1824) Discusses the various kinds of jurisdiction, in locum, in personam, and in subjectam materiam, and the limits of the jurisdictions of each kind of court.

The Jury System

Jury Reform Problems common to grand and trial juries everywhere.

Due Process

Judicial Misconduct

This ranges from incompetence and neglect to judicial tyranny, and justifies a page of its own.

Prosecutorial Misconduct

Property and Privacy Rights We have a separate subsite for this large topic.


Statutory History

Original URL: //constitution.org/1-Education/cs_duepr.htm
Maintained: Constitution Society
Original date: 1995/09/25