Madison vs. Marbury
Updated: 1/20/2020
Madison vs. Marbury
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  • President Adams
  • Marbury, I am nominating you Justice of the Peace!
  • Supreme Court Justices
  • Madison, don't give Marbury the papers because he's from a different party.
  • New President: Jefferson
  • If you won't give me the papers, I'm going to the Supreme Court! They have the power, because of the Judiciary Act.
  • Supreme Court Justices
  • Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Chief Justice
  • We think you should give him the papers, Madison, but we can't make you.
  • A new precedent , called Judicial Review, doesn't work for you Marbury, sorry.
  • We can now find laws that are made by congress unconstitutional, this is what Judicial Review is.
  • I suppose the constitution is a framework, not the be-all, end-all.
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