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The power was established in Marbury v Madison. It is important as it allows the Judicial system to check the power of Congress. They review a law to determine if it is unconsititutional.

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They acquired this power after the case of Marbury vs. Madison in 1803. Judicial review is the power of the supreme court to decide whether a law is unconstitutional.

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