Marbury VS. Madison

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Marbury VS. Madison by Mind Map: Marbury VS. Madison

1. Year: 1803

2. Importance: Established judicial review in other cases.

3. Details: Marbury was appointed as a judge at the end of Adams presidency. When Jefferson took office James Madison refused to give to give the position to Marbury. Marbury then sued Madison for the position

4. Majority Opinion: The Supreme court wanted to give the position to Marbury but because they did not have original jurisdiction they could not rule in his favor.

5. Dissenting Opinion: There was no dissenting opinion. All judges on the Supreme Court were in agreement.

6. Constitutional Significance: This case set up and affirmed the idea of Judicial Review, as well as establishing original jurisdiction.