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Standard 1.0 Political Science

Topic C. Protecting Rights and Maintaining Order

Indicator 1. Examine the impact of governmental decisions on individual rights and responsibilities in the United States

Objective c. Explain the significance of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison which established judicial review

Resource Links

http://www.oyez.org/cases/1792-1850/1803/1803_0/
Case brief of Marbury v. Madison decision, with links to full text of the Court’s opinion. This site can be used to gather background information about the case, and also offers a template teachers might use to create the student case brief form.
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=19
“Our Documents.gov”’s guide to the Marbury decision
http://www.streetlaw.org/en/case.1.aspx
Street Law’s guide to the Marbury decision
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLRO5iCWpps
A 30-minute dramatization of the Marbury case. The beginning of this video helps clarify confusion surrounding the facts of the case
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/article03/13.html
Scholarly discussion of judicial review and the Marbury case, from FindLaw.com
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/john-marshall-marbury-v-madison-and-judical-reviewmdashhow-court-became-supreme#sect-activities
A comprehensive lesson plan on judicial review, from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Edsitement Web page
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/antebellum/landmark_marbury.html
This summary of the Marbury case is part of the online companion to PBS’s history of the Supreme Court. Site also links to lesson plans and other educational resources, including video clips, about the Court’s history.
http://www.streetlaw.org/en/Case.1.aspx
StreetLaw’s guide to the Marbury case. Site contains resources and teaching suggestions for this and other Supreme Court decisions
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