Updated: 4/1/2020
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  • I shall appoint justices of peace before I leave office!
  • Now that I am president I will not allow any of the appointments
  • Don't worry, I wont deliver them.
  • NO! I don't want the papers to be delivered!
  • In John Adams last few weeks of office he decides to appoint Justices of the Peace
  • This is horrible. I really want to be a justice of the peace!!!
  • Thomas Jefferson became President and refused all of Adams' appointments
  • James madison did not deliver the commisions.
  • William Marbury was deadset on becoming a judge. He then went to the Supreme Court for help.
  • The court said that Marbury had a right to his commission, but they did not have the power to deliver it.
  • After this case, they started Judicial review. Judicial review is a process where executive or legislative actions have to be reviewed by the supreme court.
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