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#TrumpCaseNotes deliver sarcasm

Legal pun hashtags are to a lawyer as Saturday Night Live is to the television viewer. Both are entirely necessary.

Recently, #TrumpCaseNotes began trending on Twitter, mocking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s views on specific past legal cases. 523 more words


The Great Supreme Court Debate

One of, if not the main duty of the Supreme Court is safeguarding Constitutional guarantees.  Is the Court, however, the most important political branch of the government as well? 1,713 more words

Judicial Behavior

Marbury v. Madison

A dramatization of the events surrounding the case of Marbury v. Madison.  Part of the Equal Justice Under Law series that ran in 1977 on PBS. 900 more words

Separation of Church and State

Despite the information discussed above, there can be impenetrable denial on the part of the militant, gay activist, who often equates promiscuity with personal empowerment, a self-avowed lifestyle choice that expresses hard-won gay rights. 2,580 more words

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1803: US Supreme Court 1st rules a law unconstitutional (Marbury v Madison.)

Judicial Review Definition for Kids

Judicial Review is the concept that the courts can review laws or actions and compare them to the rules of the constitution.

If new laws violate the constitution they are said to be unconstitutional.


Marbury v. Madison


“A Republic, if you can keep it”

By Steve Orcutt

A government of laws, and not of men,” is how John Adams defined a republic.  Regardless of their differing opinions, the Federalists wanting a strong federal government and the Anti-Federalists arguing for a strictly constrained limited federal government; both vehemently opposed a democracy.  1,402 more words