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"To Say What the Law is:" John Marshall and His Influence on the Origins of Judicial Review in America

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Author: Souers, Jennifer L.
Advisor: Whittenburg, James P.
Committee Members: Nemacheck, Christine L.; Sheriff, Carol
Issued Date: 2010-05-17
Subjects: Law
John Marshall
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/2031
Description: The examination of selected moments in John Marshall's life reveal the opinion he writes in Marbury v. Madison to not just be a great political coup but rather a pragmatic, calculated approach to formally implement the power of judicial review, establish the supremacy of the Constitution, and create a more defined system of checks and balances in the new American government.
Degree: Bachelors of Arts in History

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