What led to the case of marbury v. madison?
a. congress passing the judiciary act of 1789
b. the midnight judges act eliminating key federal positions
c. president james madison issuing a writ of mandamus
d. adams quickly appointing federal positions at the end of his term
the u.s. supreme court case marbury v. madison (1803) established the principle of judicial review—the power of the federal courts to declare legislative and executive acts unconstitutional. marbury sued the new secretary of state, james madison, in order to obtain his commission.
i'm pretty sure the answer is b, because throughout his life, hobbes believed that the only true and correct form of government was the absolute monarchy. hope i < 3
a. congress passing the judiciary act of 17...