Marbury v. Madison

Marbury v. Madison

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  • James, don't deliver the papers to the newly appointed officials.
  • The court said that Marbury was entitled to the job.
  • Ok, President Jefferson.
  • Why didn't I recive my papers?
  • Something must have happened.
  • The courts didn't have the authority to require Madison to deliver the papers.
  • Madison v. Marbury
  • Madson and Marbury leaving court.
  • The court did not have jurisdiction over the case because the Judiciary Act was unconstitutional.
  • This precedent established the right of the Supreme Court to decide on the constitutionality of laws and actions of the government; a concept known as ‘judicial review’
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