Give definite answers (1st sentence should answer the question), write in complete sentences,
paragraphs, The Court will rule in favor of (if he wants us to argue both sides, he will tell you), try to
get close to the word counts (at least 60%),
I. Judicial Review Federal Judicial Power defined by Article III
I. Judicial Review: Courts power to review actions of other braches/levels of government and power to invalidate actions that are
repugnant to the Constitution.
a. May invalidate acts of Con
Chapter 1: Federal Judicial Power
Marbury v. Madison
Relying on the Judiciary Act of 1789, Marbury brought an action against Madison, seeking a writ of
mandamus to compel him to finalize Marburys political appointment.
Interpretive Limits: Theories of Interpretation
(1) Originalism: what was the framers intent (inferred based upon
(2) General Principles: limit government by looking to general
(3) Context: look to the actual p