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Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action (Chapter 5--The Judiciary)

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In this episode, Dr. Andrew Rudalevige answers questions about the judicial branch of American government. How does the Supreme Court interpret the Constitution? What’s the difference between a “living” and “dead” Constitution? Is the power of judicial review established in the Constitution? By studying the 3rd Article of the Constitution and applying the case of Marbury v. Madison, students engage in an exploration of the judicial branch. Part of the "Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action" series.

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Runtime: 12 minutes

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