Posts tagged Judiciary Act
Marbury v. Madison: The 1803 case that shaped Supreme Court history

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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Jesner v. Arab Bank

Plaintiffs, victims of terrorist attacks, sued a foreign bank claiming the bank held accounts for known terrorists. The Court will decide if the bank - a corporate defendant - can be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (the law the plaintiffs are using).

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