A case decided by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Marshall in 1803. The Court declared unanimously that a certain law passed by Congress should not be enforced, because the law was opposed to the Constitution. Marbury versus Madison established the principle of “judicial review” — that the Supreme Court has the power to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional.
[mahrk; French mar] /mɑrk; French mar/ noun 1. the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed. 2. (in France) the brandy distilled from this residue. 3. Pharmacology. the residue that remains following the extraction of active principles from a vegetable drug by means […]
[mahr-kuh n] /ˈmɑr kən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of St. Mark or of the second Gospel.
- Marc andreessen
person The man who founded Netscape Communications Corporation in April 1994 with Dr. James H. Clark. Andreessen has been a director since September 1994. As an undergraduate at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Andreessen created the Mosaic web browser prototype with a team of students and staff at the university’s National Center for Supercomputing […]
[mahr-kan-toh-nee-oh; Italian mahr-kahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌmɑr kænˈtoʊ ni oʊ; Italian ˌmɑr kɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ noun 1. .