Congress or the Supreme Court: Which Shall Rule America?

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ACTS OF CONGRESS NULLIFIED
(From Professor Haines, American Doctrine of Judicial Supremacy, used with the special permission of the author)
CLASSIFICATION OF ACTS DECLARED VOM

1. REFUSAL TO ACCEPT JURISDICTION CONFERRED BY CONGRESS, BECAUSE AUTHORITY GRANTED NOT WITHIN POWERS GRANTED BY CONSTITUTION OR NOT JUDICIAL IN NATURE
1. Hayburn's Case, Chandler v. The Secretary of War, and United States v. Todd ( 1792-94) (see 13 How. 52): Refusal to pass on invalid pension claims.
2. Marbury v. Madison (I Cr. 137 ( 1803)): Authority to issue mandamus under original jurisdiction of Supreme Court denied.
3. Gordon v. United States (2 Wall. 561 ( 1865)): Refusal to accept jurisdiction on appeal from Court of Claimss because authority to control decisions was vested in other departments.
4. The Alicia (7 Wall. 571 ( 1869)): Prize cases could not be transferred from circuit courts, because not within grant of original jurisdiction.
5. United States v. Klein (13 Wall. 128 ( 1872)): jurisdiction denied because of attempt of Congress to restrict pardoning power of President and to prescribe rules for decisions in Federal courts.
6. United State v Evans (213 U. S. 297 ( 1909)): Refusal of jurisdiction because there was no real case before court.
7. Muskrat v. United States (219 U. S. 346 ( 1911)): Congress cannot refer issue to Court for an advisory opinion on validity of a law.
8. Keller v. Potomac Electric Power Co. (261 U. S. 428 ( 1921)): Authority to revise orders and proceedings of Dis

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