Marbury V Madison

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1. The chief justice was John Marshall

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2. The case was decided in 1803.

3. This case is extremely important because it allowed for the Supreme Court to review any sort of legislative acts and determine wether or not they are constitutional. This is called Judicial Review. This also allowed the Supreme Court to become as powerful as the other two parts of the United States Government.

4. John Marshall believed that Marbury deserved his commisions that Madison owed him. The court decision was a unanimous 6-0 vote in favor of Marbury

5. There was no dissenting opinion because the majority opinion was a unanimous decision.

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