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Marbury v. Madison
Transcript of Marbury v. Madison
Marbury v. Madison
Election of 1800
A tie in the
sends the decision to the House of Representatives.
New Sec. State
, a Republican, ties Jefferson in the
... Now What?
A Federalist and Anti-federalist Showdown!
session of Federalists had to decide the next Republican President!
Tale of the Midnight Judges
Meanwhile, back in the Adams White House ...
March 3rd, Adams races to fill judges with Federalists.
a few do not get papers before midnight ...
Oct. - Dec.
Marbury left out :-(
1) Marbury had a legal right to his job as Justice of the Peace.
Jefferson disagreed with Marshall's decision:
"You seem to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy."
1. Who won this case?
(Marbury, Jefferson, Federalists, etc. ...)
2. Did anyone abuse their power?
(Adams, Jefferson, etc. ...)
3. Do you agree with Jefferson above?
Two branches of government about to fall into
Marshall keeps job as
Acting Sec. of State
2nd Judiciary Act
10 new District Courts & 3 new Circuit Courts.
12 year reign of
Bitter, nasty, mean campaign.
Adams & Jefferson not friends anymore ...
Jefferson wins popular vote.
Most Congressional elections won by Republicans.
2) The Supreme Court could force Madison's hand under Judiciary Act.
but the Judiciary Act(s) were
3) Therefore, Marbury was denied the job!
Marshall Court Decisions
1801 - 1835
Marbury v. Madison - ??
McCulloch v. Maryland
(1819) - Maryland had no power to tax a the Second BUS ...
Bank was constitutional
Gibbons v. Ogden
(1824) - Congress could regulate interstate commerce.
The Marshall Court increases the ____________
Tom is crazy. And he sounds like a girl!
Wait, now what do we do? We got to fix this.
House of Representatives
I really hate both of them.
Gentlemen, you should vote for the lesser of two evils!
Elected by the House as the third president.
But we making a new law to hire more Federalist judges!
What the heck!
I thought this was just show!
Guess I gotta run.
Aren't you VP?
FAST FORWARD --> 1804
Holy crap! Almost out of time.
Hey John, you want another job? How bout Supreme Court?
Make these guys Judges on your way to the SC.
Anything to help the Federalists Mr. President!
Where do you think you are going?
I was going to make Marbury a judge with these papers.
Oh no you don't ... It's midnight and Adams ain't Pres. no more!
No job? Then see you in COURT Mr. Madison!
John is trying to be a king! And at least I have my teeth!
I am running for VP!
Rewind <-- 1800