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Marbury v. Madison : the origins and legacy of judicial review

Marbury v. Madison : the origins and legacy of judicial review

Author: William E Nelson
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2018.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition, revised and expandedView all editions and formats

Relates the story behind Marbury v Madison and explains why it is a foundational case for understanding the US Supreme Court. Nelson reveals how John Marshall deftly avoided a dangerous political  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2018004640
Named Person: William Marbury; James Madison; James Madison; William Marbury
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William E Nelson
ISBN: 9780700626410 0700626417
OCLC Number: 1036272563
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The localized structure of power --
The consensus community --
James Otis and the Writs of Assistance Case --
The Stamp Act and the Townshend Act --
The state cases and the 1787 Convention --
The politics of constitutional change --
John Marshall --
Marbury and the crisis of 1801-1803 --
The early impact of Marbury --
Judicial review becomes politically charged --
The judiciary as protector of minorities --
The worldwide spread of judicial review --
Conclusion : the relevance of Marbury to judicial review today.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society
Other Titles: Marbury versus Madison
Responsibility: William E. Nelson.


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