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  • Thomas Jefferson
  • William Marbury
  • These are the people who were involved.
  • John Adams
  • James Madison
  • John Marshall
  • Since I have lost the election and still have 6 months, I have decided to appoint as many Federalists to office as possible. You are now part of the supreme court.
  • Wow, thanks!
  • You are not delivering these commissions to all of his friends that he wants in office. I'm president now and these appointments are unacceptable. He's not running my country.
  • Ok sir, yes sir.
  • It has been such a long time and Madison still hasn't delivered my commission. He and Jefferson will not get away with this! I'll just take this case to the Supreme Court and my friend, John Marshall, will be sure to help me.
  • The court has decided that the Judiciary Act of 1789 is unconstitutional. Therefore, Jefferson can appoint whoever he wants and For you... Well... you are denied the position.
  • Aw.... I never win ANYTHING! WAAAAAAAHHH
  • This Case is important because it shows that people can not just come to the supreme court with their case. The supreme court has required cases and cases that they choose, and this case was neither.
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