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Article III Of The Constitution Of The United States

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199765874
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896875 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0013
Article III Of The Constitution Of The United States

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Article III, section 1, of the U.S. Constitution contains three provisions designed to ensure the independence of the federal judiciary: the good behavior clause, the compensation clause, and the judicial power clause. This chapter surveys these provisions. But before doing so, it briefly discusses the judicial power in the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, the first constitution of the United States.

Keywords: U.S. Constitution; judicial power clause; good behavior clause; compensation clause; Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union

Chapter.  5769 words. 

Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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