Landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases

Published On: Mar 27 2012 11:28:45 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 27 2013 08:22:13 AM CST

Take a look back at the landmark cases that shaped our nation.

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Marbury vs. Madison -- This 1803 case involving then-Secretary of State James Madison established the basis for judicial review and solidified the role of checks and balances in American government.

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