Marbury v. Madison : the origins and legacy of judicial review (Book, 2018) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Marbury v. Madison : the origins and legacy of judicial review

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

Author: William Edward Nelson
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas. C 2018.
Series: Landmark law cases and American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, revised and expandedView all editions and formats
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Présentation de l'éditeur : "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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Marbury; James Madison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Nelson
ISBN: 9780700626533 0700626530 9780700626403 0700626409
OCLC Number: 1049567710
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-170 p.) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Landmark law cases and American society.
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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