Published by LegalGenealogist: Those federal court records

Court records out and about The Legal Genealogist had a lot of fun last night speaking to a great group of engaged genealogists at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. It’s a fabulous repository, and one that holds a truly mid-boggling array of information about folks not just from the City of Brotherly Love…

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Published by LegalGenealogis: Sailing away with the Constitution

Admiralty and maritime During Friday’s webinar for Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers on federal court records, one of the attendees asked a great question about a particular phrase in the United States Constitution. Remember that the powers of federal courts are limited by the section of the Constitution that spells out what it calls the…

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