Pol Sci 71A F06 Midterm Exam 1

Pol Sci 71A F06 Midterm Exam 1 - PS71A: Introduction to...

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Unformatted text preview: PS71A: Introduction to Law CLOSED BOOK MIDTERM #1 (part 1 of 2) JUDICIAL REVIEW . Fall 2006 n ‘. _,..‘,. Student ID#' _ f - e ‘ Please address-the following 4-PART QUESTION on Judicial Review (Ms-rbuI'y); - ‘ the subcamnents of this question are presented at_the top/flout of- each- attached 1 ‘ '._ page; be sure to Write on each attached page! -‘ - [The second part of this exam (Separation Of Powers. question) is ' provided in a separate packet; be sure you Submit bath packets] _ 7 ' In Marbm v. Madison (1803), Chief Justice Marshall asserted the court's authority I . i of "judicial review." 1. Define "judicial. review” (using our class definition). 7- JUDICIAL REVIEW QUESTION CONTINUED. . . 7 2. Briefly summarize how Justice Marshall justified the authority of "the Federal V; Judiciary to exercise the power of judicial review._ . ' ' — What makes the Constitution superior to Other federal laws? — How does Justice Marshall support his argument that this should so? ‘ JUDICIAL REVIEW QUESTION CONTINUED?” 3. Explain how the Supreme Court used this power of "judicial review" to resolve I the particular dispute between the parties in the Marbury case. (0 — What legal right was violated When Secretary of State Madison refused to .deliVer Mr. Marbury’s judicial commission? -How did the Court reaCh ' this conclusion? - I - _ _ . . . I , ® —— Which federal law was declared “void”? How did this law conflict with the text of the Constitution? ._ I . g — Once this law wasdeclared-void, how did that affect Mr. Marbm'y’s right to the “remedy” he Sought fi'om the Supreme Court? - ’ ' . ' JUDICIAL. REVIEW QUESTION CONTINUED... @Carefully explain One of the potential weaknesses with Justice Marshall’s : 7 Marbury opinion. , - ...
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/19/2008 for the course POLY SCI 71A taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at UC Irvine.

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Pol Sci 71A F06 Midterm Exam 1 - PS71A: Introduction to...

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