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View Diary: Grassley's big idea: Don't block the nominee, do away with the nominee's seat (37 comments)

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    the SCOTUS'd still only have appellate jurisdiction except where original jurisdiction is specifically enumerated in the Constitution, Marbury v. Madison, so any wholesale elimination of federal courts would require the rewriting of statutes providing for exclusive federal jurisdiction.  

    Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

    by Loge on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 10:48:09 AM PDT

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