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(a)?The Supreme Court shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction of all controversies between two or more States.
(b)?The Supreme Court shall have original but not exclusive jurisdiction of:
(1)?All actions or proceedings to which ambassadors, other public ministers, consuls, or vice consuls of foreign states are parties;
(2)?All controversies between the United States and a State;
(3)?All actions or proceedings by a State against the citizens of another State or against aliens.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 28 U.S.C. § 1251 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 1251. Original jurisdiction - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-28-judiciary-and-judicial-procedure/28-usc-sect-1251.html
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