Article 1, Section 8, Clause 10

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;

1.Edmund Randolph, James Duane, John Witherspoon, Report to Congress, Nov. 1781
2.Respublica v. De Longchamps
3.Records of the Federal Convention
4.James Madison, Federalist, no. 42, 280--81, 22 Jan. 1788
5.James Wilson, Of the Law of Nations, Lectures on Law, 1791
6.St. George Tucker, Blackstone's Commentaries 1:App. 268--69, 1803
7.The Schooner Exchange v. McFaddon
8.Brown v. United States
9.United States v. Smith
10.The Antelope
11.James Kent, Commentaries 1:1--4, 15--19, 171--76, 1826
12.William Rawle, A View of the Constitution of the United States 106--9 1829 (2d ed.)
13.United States v. Benner
14.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 3:§§ 1153--62, 1833
15.Case of Jose Ferreira dos Santos