Jefferson and the Midnight Judges
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I'll make multiple courts and put Federalists as judges. This will surely frustrate Jefferson!
I think we should not send them.
Jefferson, some of the commissions were not sent in time.
I have not received my commission! I must tell the Supreme Court to do something about this.
Adams creating the Judicial Act
Jefferson and Madison not delivering the commission
We do not have the jurisdiction to make Jefferson give you the commission.
Marbury going to the Supreme Court
Marbury v. Madison led to the creation of judicial review. Judicial review allows the Supreme Court to look over the other branches and determine if they are constitutional.
The Supreme Court's decision
Judicial Review Precedent