American Government - chapter 2 + Stranger on a hill

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Strangers on a hill Marbury v. Madison 1803 o Established judicial review o William marbury was apoointed justice of peace by adam’s midnight appointment. Appointment was not delivered. Jefferson, anti-federalist, became president and ordered that Madison not deliver the confirmations. Marbury sued, based on Judiciary Act of 1789. Marshall, a Federalist, rules against Marbury, saying the congressional statute was unconstitutional o 160 cases Humiliating judicial hearings in senate Accusations of judges legislating Congress changing size of court Congress changing jurisdiction of court Congress decided on court raises Congress passing legislation to contradict court ruling What should you know about the cases? o Who are each of the parties? What do they want? o What does the court decide? o Why does it decide that way o What are the practical consequences of the decision? Chapter 2
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