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

Author: William E Nelson
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2000]
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We take for granted today the tremendous power of the Supreme Court to interpret our laws and overrule any found in conflict with the Constitution. Yet our nation was a quarter-century old before that power of "judicial review" was fully articulated by the Court itself in Marbury v. Madison (1803). William Nelson's concise study of that landmark case provides an insightful and readable guide for students and general  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelson, William Edward, 1940-
Marbury v. Madison.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2000
(OCoLC)606544338
Named Person: William Marbury; James Madison; James Madison; William Marbury; William Marbury; James Madison; James Madison; William Marbury; William Marbury; James Madison
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Nelson
ISBN: 0700610618 9780700610617 0700610626 9780700610624
OCLC Number: 44493234
Description: xii, 142 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The consensual community --
2. The politics of constitutional change --
3. John Marshall --
4. Marbury and the crisis of 1801-1803 --
5. The early impact of Marbury --
6. Judicial review becomes politically charged --
7. The judiciary as protector of minorities --
8. The worldwide spread of judicial review --
9. 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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A study of the power of the American Supreme Court to interpret laws and overrule any found in conflict with the Constitution. It examines the landmark case of Marbury versus Madison (1803), when  Read more...

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