Based on the above quotation, it was noted by the lawyer William J.
The courts must declare the sense of the law; and if they should be disposed to exercise will instead of judgement, the consequence would equally be the substitution of their pleasure to that of the legislative body.
It's such a shame that in that great musical we've got the room where it happened but we don't have the judicial review where it happened, because Hamilton would be a great song about why Hamilton thought that judicial review followed logically from the very theory of popular sovereignty.
But broadly, the court has a broad discretion over its docket. The presidency second, 'cause limited but constrained powers, and judiciary the least dangerous because it didn't have the army and it had no money and all it could do was issue judgments and hope that they would be accepted by the other branches.
In turn, the Judiciary Act of and subsequent acts never granted the U. All cases that arise under the Constitution, the laws of the United States or its treaties.
Their judicial power does not extend to cases which are hypothetical, or which are proscribed due to standingmootnessor ripeness issues. Georgia2 U.