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Marbury v Madison FINAL MM70ppi
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Marbury v. Madison (February 24, 1803)

Marbury v. Madison gave the Supreme Court power to overrule Congress, which has lasted over two centuries. But ironically, the Court was powerless in resolving the problem at hand.

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BrownvBoardofEducation
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Tribute: Brown v. Board of Education (Decided May 17, 1954)

The important civil rights case declaring segregation illegal.

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BushvGore
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Remember when? Bush v. Gore, 17 years ago today

Case Explainer Infographic: In Bush v. Gore (2000) the Supreme Court ruled that Florida’s plan for recounting votes for the 2000 Presidential election was unconstitutional. 

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