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Chief Justice John Marshall's opinion in Marbury v Madison, 5 US 137 (1803) strongly affirmed the Judicial Branch's power of judicial review by nullifying Section 13 of the Judiciary Act of 1789. Judicial Review is a check on the power of the Legislative and Executive Branches.

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Q: What case made the US Supreme Court an equal branch of government?
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Why is the US Supreme Court the highest branch in Congress?

The Supreme Court is not in the Congress. The Supreme court is at the top of the judicial branch of government, a co-equal branch with Congess.

Which branch of government is first among equal?

The United States Supreme Court

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The decisions of the Marshall Court established the Supreme Court as a branch of government equal to Congress and the Presidency.

Which supreme court case established the judicial branch of the government as an equal to the legislative and executive?

Marbury V. Madison.

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He strengthened the Judiciary as an equal branch of government by establishing the precedence of Judicial Review.

When did John Marshall serve as the Chief Justice of the United States?

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The Constitution of the United States of America listed the third arm of the government as the Judicial branch. The first two were the Executive (Presidential) and the Legislative (Congress: House of Representatives and Senate).

What was the marshal court?

The Marshall Court refers to an era in US Supreme Court history when the Court was lead by Chief Justice John Marshall (1801-1835). The Marshall Court established the Judicial branch as a co-equal branch of the US government, affirmed the doctrine of judicial review, asserted the supremacy of the federal government over state sovereignty, and made a host of landmark decisions that continue to influence law in the 21st century.

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congressional districts should be approximately equal in population

What government branch is excluded from the separation of powers in the federal government?

the executive branchNone of the three branches of the federal government is "an exception" to the separation of powers. All three branches are equal.