Marbury v. Madison

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  • U.S. Supreme Court case summary
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Does Marbury have a right to his commission, and can he sue the federal government for it? Does the Supreme Court have the authority to order the delivery of the commission? 

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  • 5
    J D Wright

    Posted by J D Wright on Jun 3rd 2019

    J D Wright

  • 5
    AP Government

    Posted by Jon Johnson on Sep 28th 2018

    These are going to be very useful for my students

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by mindy davis on Aug 22nd 2018

    Street Law's court cases synopses are incredibly helpful in giving my Government and Politics students the tools to learn the newly required court cases. The thoughtful treatment of the cases in a manner that is accessible to high school students is invaluable and has saved me so much time.