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Mar 16, 2010 Mahlon rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone with an interest in the Supreme Court or U. S. History.
Recommended to Mahlon by: Amazon
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The authors of The Great Decision contend that the written decision of Marbury v. Madison is almost as important as The Declaration of Independence and Constitution when it comes to solidifying our country's ideals, and they make a compelling case as to why. Many Americans may remember that Marbury established the principal of judicial review, which meant that the Supreme Court can declare an act of Congress or the Executive branch unconstitutional. Some may also recall that it was the appointme ...more
The authors, Cliff Sloan and David McKean present the history of "The Great Decision" in an effortless narrative. A very enjoyable read.
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Shelves: history, non-fiction
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Oct 15, 2009 Elizabeth S marked it as to-read
Shelves: z-histbc, n-uspres