Marbury V. Madison
As the government was newly establishing its stronghold on the nation, forging its way to a powerful republic and instituting precedents for the future, a struggle to preserve the foundations of American Society instituted by Washington and John Adams existed as Thomas Jefferson took office. In an attempt to maintain the “edifice of the National Government” believing Jefferson would topple the prestigious nation with his atheist views, Adams appointed various Federalists to
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of the system,” and constituted an expansion employed today, that amplifies the power of the federal government to allow the Supreme Court to void a law that is unjustifiable under the constitution. On the whole, the case of Marbury Vs. Madison was of little importance in the huge governmental issues, but the precedents established by it possessed the most significance any case has had on the judicial institution and the authority that governs us today.