Today In History- February 24

Today In History- February 24

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The U.S. Supreme Court, in Marbury v. Madison, establishes the principle of judicial review.

U.S. Supreme Court ensures future of judicial law in influential case.

  • Washington D.C., USA

In one of the most influential cases decided by the Supreme Court, on Feb. 24, 1803, Marbury vs. Madison was effectively agreed.  The case became the basis for judicial review in the United States, though was controversial in how the Federal courts can interpret what the Constitution permits.


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