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

Author: William E Nelson
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, revised and expandedView all editions and formats
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"On the surface, the case itself seems a minor one at best. William Marbury, a last-minute judicial appointee of outgoing Federalist president John Adams, demanded redress from the Supreme Court when his commission was not delivered. But Chief Justice John Marshall could clearly see the danger his demand posed for a weak court filled with Federalist judges. Wary of the Court's standing with the new Republican  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Marbury; James Madison; William Marbury; James Madison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Nelson
ISBN: 9780700626533 0700626530 9780700626403 0700626409
OCLC Number: 1022075032
Description: xiii, 170 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The localized structure of power --
The consensus community --
James Otis and the Writs of Assistance Case --
The Stamp Act and the Townshend Act --
The state cases and the 1787 Convention --
The politics of constitutional change --
John Marshall --
Marbury and the crisis of 1801-1803 --
The early impact of Marbury --
Judicial review becomes politically charged --
The judiciary as protector of minorities --
The worldwide spread of judicial review --
Conclusion : 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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Relates the story behind Marbury v Madison and explains why it is a foundational case for understanding the US Supreme Court. Nelson reveals how John Marshall deftly avoided a dangerous political  Read more...
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