Marbury v. Madison


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William Marbury received a commission to become a judge. It was handed in to Madison to be delivered, but Madison refused to deliver the commission because he claimed it was handed in too late.Madison felt he should not be sued because the commission he gave him was last minute.

Alteres to America (Nationalism)

This case promotes nationalism because although the constitution was not followed, changes were made in the ruling system to make America stronger


Political- established judicial review (ability to declare a law unconstitutional)


Final Ruling

Marbury had the right to his commission, but Madison did not have to send it in, Madison did not deliver it, and therefore he won
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