CJ 101 Exam 3 Take Home Questions

CJ 101 Exam 3 Take Home Questions - Michelle Harring CJ 101...

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Michelle Harring CJ 101 - 03 CJ 101 Exam 3 Take Home Questions Review the following court cases and respond to the questions for each case. Be brief, but concise. These are 20 point questions and will count 100 points of your grade for exam 3. Your response to these cases MUST be typed. I am looking for short, concise answers, which you should be able to complete on a single typed page , per case . Be sure to answer all of the questions for each case listed below. Your completed take home exam should be turned in next Tuesday. COURT CASES 1. Marbury v Madison a. The case was a petition by William Marbury because he had been appointed Justice of the Peace in D.C. but his commission was not delivered. When Thomas Jefferson was sworn in, he ordered Levi Lincoln to undo the appointments that were not fulfilled. This case was heard February 11, 1803. b. This case is significant because it was the first time the Supreme court demanded something was unconstitutional. c. The Court with a unanimous vote said that Marbury did have the right to his commission but there was nothing the court could do to force Madison to give him his commission. This case established a rule where other branches of the government are allowed to be nullified by other branches of the government,
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