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Unformatted text preview: want a just constitution, then once you get it you cant throw it away. -Eakin v. Raub (1825) o Penn. Supreme Court Justice Gibson What is the essence of judicial power? Apply legislative law to certain cases. Does admit that a written constitution is authoritative and superior to normal legislation.-Supreme Court o District court appellant court state/federal court supreme court o Certiorari (89) cases 70% get eliminated before it even reaches court Problem with rule of law If it is not made to this list; it is not discussed Rule of four: if four justices of nine. They will hear the case no matter what....
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