Study Guide

Judicial Branch & Supreme Court History

Marbury v. Madison and the Federalist Legacy

1803 case established principle of judicial reviewChief Justice John Marshall issued famous...

FDR and the Court Packing Scandal

FDR filled Supreme Court vacancy with liberal Alabaman who had been a member of Ku Klux...

The My Lai Massacre Courts-Martial

1968 massacre at My Lai, Vietnam, led to controversial courts-martial of US soldiersWhat laws...