Conflict: Marbury V. Madison, 5 U.s. 137 (1803), Was A Landmark United States Supreme Court Case In Which The Court Formed The Basis For The Exercise Of Judicial Review In The United States Under Article Iii Of The Constitution
Travel To U.s Supreme Court: In A Unanimous Decision, Written By Justice Marshall, The Court Stated That Waterbury, Indeed, Had A Right To His Commission. But, More Importantly, The Judiciary Act Of 1789 Was Unconstitutional.Only The Constitution Could, And The Document Said Nothing About The Supreme Court Having The Power To Issue Such An Order. Thus, The Supreme Court Could Not Force Jefferson And Madison To Appoint Marbury, Because It Did Not Have The Power To Do So.
While Marbury Never Became A Justice Of The Peace, The Court's Ruling In Marbury V. Madison Established A Very Important Precedent. A Precedent Is A Legal Decision That Serves As An Example In Later Court Cases. If The Court Found That A Law Was Unconstitutional, It Could Overrule The Law. Marshall Argued That The Constitution Is The “supreme Law Of The Land” he said whats on the picture to the right... >>>>>>>>
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