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Old 04-01-2019, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Bone View Post
Try section 2;

SCOTUS shall have appellate jurisdiction, both as to law and fact ... under such regulations as the Congress shall make.

The dudes who ratified it, and operated under it at it's creation understood this, from the first where it was originally established at 6 by an act of Congress, to when Adams reduced the size from 6 to 5 in order to try and thwart Jefferson. He did this with an act of Congress.
I am missing the part where it says how big the court is.
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