In the landmark Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison (1803), the Court held that an act of Congress in conflict with the Constitution was void and that it is the function of the Court to determine whether such a conflict exists.
What was the implication of Marbury v. Madison?


The Marbury v. Madison decision gave the Supreme Court the power to nullify an act of Congress if it violates the Constitution, as determined by the Court.

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