Judicial+Review - ruling Decision on legal issue 2/10/11 5....

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/10/11 Judicial The power of the Supreme Court to review and overturn acts of Congress, the Executive and the states.
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2/10/11 Hamilton, “The judiciary … will always be the least dangerous branch. … (It) has no influence over either the sword or the
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2/10/11 Marbury v. Madison 1 Cranch 137 (1803 ) 5 U.S. 137 (1803 )
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2/10/11 2. Facts Who is suing whom? What is the dispute about? Which lower courts were involved and what did they rule?
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2/10/11 3. Legal issue What action is challenged? What is alleged violation?
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2/10/11 4. Court
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Unformatted text preview: ruling Decision on legal issue 2/10/11 5. Legal reasoning How does the Court explain its decision? 2/10/11 Legal reasoning in Marbury v. Madison 1 . The Constitution is supreme. 2. Therefore the Constitution overrides ordinary acts of Congress. 3. The Judiciary Art contradicts the Constitution. 4. Therefore it is unconstitutional. 5. Courts are therefore not required to enforce it. 6. Without enforcement, it simply isnt law. 2/10/11 6. Dissents and concurrences Each separate opinion. 2/10/11 7. Significance So what?...
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