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What best explains the lasting importance of the decision in Marbury v Madison?

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Marbury v. Madison, 5 US 137 (1803)

Marbury v. Madison was an essentially meaningless case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1803 in which the Court asserted the power of the Supreme Court to decide whether or not laws were constitutional. THAT is its lasting legacy, and every SCOTUS decision since cites Marbury v. Madison as their authority.

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Which of the following best explains the lasting important of the decision in Marbury v Madison?

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Marbury v Madison was an ingenious decision because it?

Marbury vs Madison was an ingenious decision. Marbury vs Madison was the first case of judicial review that voided the act of congress.

What effect did the Supreme Court's decision on Marbury v Madison have?

The effect of the Supreme Court's decision on Marbury v Madison is that it is now viewed as the classic expression of judicial review.

Which president was unhappy with the decision of marbury v Madison?


What effect did the landmark supreme court decision in marbury vs madison have?

The effect of the landmark Supreme court decision in Marbury vs Madison helped in the separation of powers as far as the executive and legislature is concerned.

Did the decision in Marbury v Madison uphold the idea of states' rights?

No. Marbury v. Madison, (1803) didn't even touch on states' rights.

First major federalism decision by the marshall court?

Marbury vs Madison

What did the supreme courts decision in Marbury v. Madison establish?

Judicial Review

Judicial review was firmly established as a result of the Supreme Court's decision in?

Marbury vs. Madison

What was the John Marshall's 1803 decision in Marbury v Madison?

Established the principle of judicial review

Why is the supreme court decision marbury v Madison so important?

Marbury v. Madison established the nature of Article III of the U.S. Constitution and that of judicial review in American Constitutional Law jurisprudence.

Who wrote the concurring decision in Marbury v. Madison?

No one. The Court only issued one opinion in Marbury v. Madison, (1803), which was authored by John Marshall. Marbury was decided by a unanimous vote of 4-0. (Justices Cushing and Moore took no part in the decision due to illness during oral arguments.)

What was the long term impertance of the Supreme Court27s decision in Marbury v Madison?

Marbury v. Madison established the concept of judicial review. Judicial review is the right of the Supreme Court to declare a law constitutional or not.

Which of the checks and balances of the US federal government originated with the Marbury v Madison decision?

Judicial review

What Supreme Court decision established the Supreme Court power of judicial review?

Marbury v. Madison

What was the constitutional issue in the Marbury v Madison case?

The Marbury v Madison (1803) decision concerned Article III of the Constitution, especially the section which states that "the judicial power shall extend to all cases . . . arising under the Constitution." The decision of Marbury v Madison resolved any doubt about that clause. The power of Judicial Review, the right to rule on the actions and acts of the federal government, rested with the federal courts. This decision gave the Supreme Court the power to declare laws unconstitutional.Case Citation:Marbury v. Madison, 5 US 137 (1803)

What was the name of the supreme court case of marbury vs Madison?

marbury vs. Madison

How did Thomas Jefferson feel about the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Marbury vs. Madison?

hostile"Despite Jefferson's hostility, the court agreed to hear the case, Marbury v. Madison, in its February 1803 term." (Britannica)

Which supreme decision said that the supreme court had the right to rule on whether laws are constitutional?

Marbury v. Madison

What was one outcome of the supreme court decision in marbury v madison 1803?

the principle of judicial review was established

Why did the Supreme Court make the decision on Marbury v. Madison?

they loved each other very much.

What precedent did Marbury vs Madison set?

Marbury vs. Madison established the precedent of judicial review. Marbury vs. Madison was heard in 1803 before the US Supreme court.

What was the significance of the US Supreme Court decision in Marbury vs Madison?

The significance of 1803 Marbury vs Madison decision was that the US Supreme Court held that federal laws could be nullified by the courts on constituional grounds. What was made absolutely clear was that the Constitution, on the evidence of its own text was the superior law.

What supreme court decision did the court define its right to determine whether a law violates the constitution?

Marbury v. Madison

What was the decision that strengthened the supreme court because i t asserted the courts right of judicial review?

Marbury vs. Madison