Marbury V. Madison

  • 1979 ----- color ----- 33 min ----- 16mm///
  • (Equal Justice under Law series, Part 1) Who determines what the Constitution means--what is and what is not constitutional? This 1803 case established the Supreme Court's responsibility to review the constitutionality of acts of Congress. In the process, two great statesmen--President Thomas Jefferson and Chief Justice John Marshall--confronted one another on the relative power of the judiciary. (Deposited by the U. S. Supreme Court)
  • Topics: (History: American, Law, Political Science: American)