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Maritime Crimes Clause – Article I Section 8, Clause 10 of the Constitution

Maritime Crimes Clause – Article I Section 8, Clause 10 of the Constitution

The United States Constitution The Maritime Crimes Clause is one of Congress’ enumerated powers found in the Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 8., clause 10: (Clause 10 – Maritime crimes) [The Congress shall have Power] To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law […]