Marbury Vs. Madison: Supreme Court Case

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In the 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, the court used its jurisdiction authority to hear and decide the issues put forth in Marbury v. Madison. This Supreme Court case argued for William Marbury’s commission, although it was denied by Thomas Jefferson’s secretary, James Madison. This case further helped to establish judicial review, the power of the courts to review acts of other branches of government and the states. In the case of Marbury v. Madison, the court used appellate jurisdiction and eventually appellate court to review and revise the law made by a lower court. The legislative court, which established the Court of Appeals helps to form a means of reviewing issues like those presented in Marbury v. Madison. Within the Court of Appeals,

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