laws are unconstitutinoal, was established in 1803 in the case?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    In the case that holds your book

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think you're talking about Marbury v. Madison and the idea of judicial review. That was the first time the supreme court struck down a law for being unconstitutional. Must have been some activist judges.

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  • 1 decade ago

    SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

    WILLIAM MARBURY

    v.

    JAMES MADISON, Secretary of State of the United States.

    February Term, 1803

    Thus, the particular phraseology of the constitution of the United States confirms and strengthens the principle, supposed to be essential to all written constitutions, that a law repugnant to the constitution is void; and that courts, as well as other departments, are bound by that instrument

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  • 1 decade ago

    In the 1792 Militia Act, every citizen is required to own a gun, so I don't doubt that there are other laws that have been forgotten.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Marbury v. Madison, arguably the most important USSC decision.

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  • cantcu
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    What case was that?

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  • 1 decade ago

    wow. I'd like to know that one myself!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Rephrase your question please, and try typing it out in English. Pretty please

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