Analyze the main pros and cons in debates about policies.

Marbury V. Madison

Research and write an essay on the impact the Marbury v. Madison case had on establishing which branch had the ultimate authority to determine the constitutionality of an act. The case of Marbury v. Madison symbolizes the grasp for power that existed in the early days of the new nation.

Your essay must:

  1. Summarize the history of the case. In your summary, explain Marbury v. Madison and the significance this case had on our structure of government.
  2. Analyze the main pros and cons in debates about the policy.
  3. Evaluate why this case was so pivotal in the power struggle between the three branches of government?

3 pages dbl spaced