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How Would I Teach a Lesson in 11th Grade Civics?

If using a fully digital curriculum, my lesson on Civics would include the use of multimedia. I would begin by developing a website to aid in the arrangement of lesson activities. 337 more words


Happy Gold Medal and/or Marbury v. Madison Day!

Sunday was the 35th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice,” the amazing 1980 Winter Olympics upset of the dominant Soviet national team by the amateur US team (a team that had lost to those same Soviets 10-3 in an exhibition a couple of weeks earlier). 201 more words


Marbury V. Madison - In Favor of Judicial Review

My esteemed colleague, WR, has offered his arguments against the decision found in Marbury V. Madison. He has also argued strongly against the concept of judicial review. 845 more words

Political Philosophy

Marbury V. Madison - Against Judicial Review

A Constitution in the breach: the most egregiously poor SCOTUS decisions of all time. There are several I will cover in chronological order. I will try to make them as concise, incisive and succinct as humanly possible. 634 more words

Political Philosophy

Doctrine of Judicial Review in India: Relevancy of Defining Contours

Doctrine of Judicial Review in India: Relevancy of Defining Contours
Judicial Review concept which evolved in Marbury v. Madison is an armour to check to check lawlessness – legislative as well as executive with a review to serve “legitimacy of power “and administrative efficiency

Constitutional Laws

Well. it seems that Speaker Boehner is going to file for has filed for writ of mandamus to be served on Obama. “filed a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his authority and violating Article 1 of the Constitution which grants legislative powers to Congress.” 680 more words

There They (SCOTUS) Go Again!

Today marks another bleak day in America in terms of the decisions coming out of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS)! Now My assertion in this blog  has little to do with the out-come of the court’s completely partisan ruling, but it has more to do with the SCOTUS operating outside of the Constitutionally granted powers given to the SCOTUS. 658 more words