Marbury vs madison

Marbury vs madison

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  • As the last night of my presidency I propose to fill the Judicial post. We will call this "Midnight Judges"
  • In 1801 the last night of was in office for President John Adams. Congress passed the Judiciary Act. This act increased the number of federal judges.
  • Madison do not let these commissions ne delivered.
  • President Jefferson was very upset when he heard about Adam's commissions. He believed that he could appoint judges from his own party.
  • If I give the power to Marbury the power of the Supreme Court will lesson. Madison will not obey rules. I want the Judicial Branch to have power so we can establish the Supreme Court as the final judge.
  • Yes, Mr. President I will make sure of it.
  • Adams appointed William Marbury as Justice of Peace for the District of Columbia. Madison was Secretary of State, he had more authority. The commissions were never delivered. Marbury took Madison to the Supreme Court.
  • I will sue Madison and deliver the papers Adams gave me.
  • Marbury is not required to give Mr. Madison permission. Parts of the Judicial Act are unconstitutional. Therefor Madison does not have to give Marbury the commission.
  • I will not give Marbury permission to deliver these papers.
  • The Marbury vs. Madison case held in court under Federalist Chief Justice John Marshall in 1801.
  • Madison will give me permission to deliver the paper. It was Adam's last proposal as president. All federal officials must do their jobs.
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