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The Supreme Court and its Responsibilities

The Constitution is rather vague about the make-up, size, and responsibility of the Supreme Court. How has the Supreme Court evolved over its history? What do you think the Court's role will be in the future? I would like to have a couple references to check out with this.

I have to examine the historical development of the bureaucracy, emphasizing how it has grown over time, and relate my findings to the changing nature of federalism over time. I would like to have a couple references to check out with this.

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OK. As a long time professor of political science, I can definitely get you started here.

The first thing to recall is the battle between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists over the Constitution. The latter said that the Supreme Court would become dominant in government, making law rather than clarifying it.
The Federalists denied that. Of course, they turned out to be wrong, since the Court does make law.

Judicial review was overtly denied with Federalists. However, it occurred under the most powerful early Chief Justice, John Marshall. Marbury v. Madison was the first case where the court struck down a law, making ...

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The Supreme Court and its Responsibilities is examined. The expert examines the historical development of the bureaucracy.

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