Justice John Marshall Quote

“[T]he framers of the constitution contemplated that instrument, as a rule for the government of courts, as well as of the legislature.”

~ Justice John Marshall

Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch.) 137, 179-80 (1803)

Ratings and Comments

Vedapushpa, Bangalore

A much needed clarity stated - as we keep experiencing the untoward incidences of the legislature discounting the moral count for its 'political expediencies and the courts for their legalities

Mike, Norwalk

All of which at this time is being completely ignored.


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