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lecture 14 - 03/01/10: (Lecture 14) The Role of the Supreme...

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03/01/10: (Lecture 14) The Role of the Supreme Court in National Policymaking: Does the Court Follow the Election Returns? o The Historical Evidence: Judicial Review and Beyond Looks at what’s going on at the national level and what the court is doing Are they marching in line with the majority? Or are they out of step? Packing the Court Court turnover is random Four Periods: 1. Pre-Civil War (1789-1860) Not much of a court in terms of what we think of today Not very strong The First Jay Court Pre-Marbury The Marshal Court Marbury v. Madison (1803) Federalists decline in power, Jeffersonians rise Created a strong Supreme Court that we see today McCullock v. Maryland Forged a broad view of national policy making The Taney Court (1837) Democrats v. Whigs States rights was a big issue Slavery
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Protective tariffs and the national bank was another issue More states rights compared to the nationalistic Marshal Court More prone to treat certain things with more suspicion (like corporate enterprise)
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course POL 150 taught by Professor Gates during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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