What did the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Marbury v. Madison do for the supreme court?
It gave the Supreme Court powers not given by the Constitution.
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. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
The US Supreme Court decision that established the authority of the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of acts of Congress was?
How did Thomas Jefferson feel about the Supreme Court's decision in the case of Marbury vs. Madison?
In the famous Marbury vs. Madison case in 1803, the US Supreme Court ruled that it had the power of judicial review. This entailed that the Court has the power to determine if a bill passed by Congress and signed into law by the President is in accordance with the US Constitution. By its own power the Court could either declare a law valid and thus "Constitutional" or if invalid, to be reversed.
The US Supreme Court's ruling in the Marbury v. Madison case set the way in which the Court did not need to wait on the court system to bring a case before them and hear arguments. The Court was able to, and this remains to be true, that it can intervene on its own volition and decide on the constitutionality of government actions.
What was the significance of the Marbury v. Madison case that was argued before the Supreme Court in 1803?
This was the first time that the Supreme Court had declared an act of Congress unconstitutional Marbury v Madison helped to define the boundary between the judicial and executive branches of the United States. The significant thing about the Marbury v Madison case was the recognition of Judicial review.
Marbury v. Madison was the first decision that the Supreme Court made that declared a law unconstitutional. This set a precedent in the US and in the entire world of what we call the Exercise of Judicial Review, affirming the powers of the court that are specified in Article III of the US Constitution.