John Marshall - Supreme Court Justice - Biography

Although a war with France was averted, relations between the nations remained strained for years. Back in the U.S., growing public hostility to France and resentment for the way he and the other members of the commision were treated by the French made Marshall exceedingly popular. This popularity and the advocacy of aided his election to the House of Representatives in the spring of 1799, as a Federalist in a district heavily favoring the primary opposition party, the Democratic-Republicans. He was Secretary of State under Adams from June 6, 1800 to March 4, 1801. In the meantime he had been appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, his commission bearing the date January 31. Thus while still Secretary he presided as Chief Justice.

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John was the son of Gilbert, the marshal of the royal household of King Henry I.

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Urban Garden Space: The historic Virginia flower gardens at the John Marshall House display plants found in the colonial gardens of Williamsburg and Yorktown that might have been maintained and enjoyed by the Marshall family

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This was a complex decision. In the specific matter before the Court, the decision limited judicial power. However, the more fundamental issue that it decided was to insist on the court's authority to declare an act of Congress void if found to be in conflict with the Constitution. As Marshall explained, "it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is." Since v. the Supreme Court has been the final decision maker regarding the Constitutionality of Congressional legislation.

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The , and this decision in particular, established the principle of "judicial review" whereby Congressional laws and executive actions may be judged by the Supreme Court to be within the bounds of the Constitution. In keeping with John Marshall's Federalist views, he generally favored strong government action and especially supported the supremacy of the federal government over state authorities.

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The office of the marshal was part of the Curia, with a deputy in the Exchequer and one in the King's Bench, as well as one in the Court of the Marshalsea of the King's household.

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hen Stephen (depicted right) took the English throne on the death of Henry I in 1135, John continued to serve in the office of marshal and accompanied Stephen to Normandy in 1137.

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On the pipe roll of 1130 John is found paying twenty-two pounds for seisin to his father’s lands and ministerium and forty marks for the office of marshal of the court.

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oth John and his father are found in the king’s court before 1130 where they maintained [probably by trial by battle] their office of master of the king’s marshalsea against William de Hastings and Robert de Venoiz.