Whose decision in Marbury v Madison established the principle of judicial review? – 2017

Whose decision in Marbury v Madison established the principle of judicial review?



John Marshall




On this day in 1803, the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Marshall, decides the landmark case of William Marbury versus James Madison, Secretary of State of the United States and confirms the legal principle of judicial review–the ability of the Supreme Court to limit Congressional power by declaring legislation unconstitutional–in the new nation.




sheriff – (in England and Wales) the chief executive officer of the Crown in a county, having various administrative and judicial functions. (in Scotland) a judge.

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