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A U. S. president cannot reverse a U. S. Supreme Court decision or the decision of the Supreme Court of any state or territory.

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Can a legislature overturn a supreme court decision holding a particular statute unconstitutional?

No it can't. The only way to overturn a supreme court decision is either another supreme court decision, or a constitutional amendment.

Are the supreme court decions only overturned by the president?

The president does not have any power over the decisions of the Supreme Court. Only the Supreme Court itself can overturn a supreme court decision.

Which amendment was NOT added to overturn a Supreme Court decision?

The Eighteenth Amendment, which established Prohibition, was not added to overturn a Supreme Court decision. It was added to the Constitution to ban the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.

Can The Supreme Court have the power to decide if laws are unconstitutional can the president overturn its decision with veto power?


Should Congress be permitted to overturn a US Supreme Court's decision by drafting a piece of legislation contrary to the Court's decision?

Sometimes. If the Supreme Court decision interprets a statute or common law, it can be overturned by a legislative statute to the contrary. However, if the Supreme Court decision is interpreting constitutional law, a constitutional amendment would be required to overturn the decision.

What amendment has been used by the supreme court to overturn many court decisions in order to enforce equal right?

The Fourteenth Amendment has been used by the Supreme Court to overturn many court decisions in order to enforce equal rights. Specifically, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment has been interpreted to prohibit states from discriminating against individuals based on race, gender, and other protected characteristics. This has led to landmark decisions such as Brown v. Board of Education and Loving v. Virginia.

Congress passes a law The President vetoes it Congress overrides the veto The law is appealed to the Supreme Court which rules it unconstitutional What?

"What?" indeed! If the Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional, that ends it. The only ones who can overturn that are some future Supreme Court.

How can supreme court decisions be overthrown?

Court decisions can be overturned by higher courts, with the highest being the Supreme Court. Once the Supreme Court has issued a ruling, it can only be overturned by another Supreme Court ruling if the court agrees to hear that case or a similar case again. It is also possible for Congress to pass a law or constitutional amendment (with the help of the states, which must ratify any amendment), which can effectively overturn a Supreme Court decision by altering the law on which the decision was based.

How does the judicial branch limit executive branch?

Judicial review. The Supreme Court can overturn laws that are passed by congress and signed by the president.

When has a state Supreme Court overturned the US Supreme Court?

The US Supreme Court has the authority to overturn a precedent in any case under their review, if they feel the precedent no longer applies to current social and legal circumstances. They can also ignore precedents if they feel a case creates an exception to the rule, for whatever reason.

Can Overturn Or Throw Out Laws Passed By Congress?

Both the state and federal supreme courts can overturn unconstitutional state laws; the US Supreme Court is the ultimate authority on the constitutionality of federal law.

Can the US Supreme Court overturn a law that was approved by the President?

The Supreme Court is the head of the judicial branch of the government and has the responsibility to enforce the Constitution. If legislation is found to be unconstitutional then it is overturned.