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What was the ruling of the Supreme Court?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
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Herein, what was the Supreme Court decision?
In the landmark case Marbury v. Madison (1803), Marshall held that the Supreme Court could overturn a law passed by Congress if it violated the Constitution, legally cementing the power of judicial review. The Marshall Court also made several important decisions relating to federalism.
Subsequently, question is, what is the power of Supreme Court? judicial review
Secondly, is Supreme Court decision final?
When the Supreme Court rules on a constitutional issue, that judgment is virtually final; its decisions can be altered only by the rarely used procedure of constitutional amendment or by a new ruling of the Court. However, when the Court interprets a statute, new legislative action can be taken.
Can a Supreme Court ruling be overturned?
The Supreme Court has overturned more than 200 of its own decisions. (CNN) As surprising as it might seem, it isn't uncommon for Supreme Court justices to change their mind. The nation's high court has overturned 236 rulings in its history, some of which marked sea changes in American society and rule of law.