Landmark Court Cases:
Marbury v. Madison
Established the Supreme Court's power to strike down acts of United States Congress that were in conflict with the Constitution.
Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 (1803), was a landmark United States Supreme
Court case in which the Court formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review
In Marbury v. Madison (1803) the Supreme Court announced for the first time the
principle that a court may declare an act of Congress void if it is inconsistent ...
A case in which the Court established a precedent for judicial review in the
United States, declaring that acts of Congress that conflict with the Constitution
The landmark 1803 case Marbury v. Madison marked the first time the Court
asserted its role in reviewing federal legislation to determine its compatibility with
Marbury then sued to obtain it. With his decision in Marbury v. Madison, Chief
Justice John Marshall established the principle of judicial review, an important ...
5 U.S. 137. Marbury v. Madison (). Argued: Decided: ___. Syllabus; Opinion,
Marshall. Syllabus. The clerks of the Department of State of the United States
Mar 14, 2014 ... Marbury v. Madison, legal case in which, on February 24, 1803, the U.S.
Supreme Court first declared an act of Congress unconstitutional, thus ...
Early in Marshall's term as Chief Justice, a seemingly insignificant case came
before the Supreme Court. However, that case, Marbury v. Madison, became one
Marbury then sued James Madison asking the Supreme Court to issue a writ
requiring him to deliver the documents necessary to officially make Marbury