The Judiciary

The Judiciary - Marbury vs. Madison The basis for the...

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5/8/09 Marbury vs. Madison The basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States, is an interpretation of the Constitution as applying to the law and politics of government. It implies the power of federal courts to consider or overturn any congressional and state legislation or other official governmental action deemed
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5/8/09 Judicial Review Power of the courts of a country to examine the actions of the legislative, executive, and administrative arms of the government and to determine whether such actions are consistent with the constitution Actions judged inconsistent are unconstitutional and, therefore, null
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5/8/09 Dred Scott vs. Sanford Also known as the Dred Scott Case, was a lawsuit, pivotal in the history of the United States, decided by the United States Supreme Court in 1857 that ruled that people of African descent, whether or not they were slaves, could never be citizens of the U.S., and that congress had no authority to
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5/8/09 Lochner vs. New York
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