In an essay of 750-1,000 words, address the following:

  1. What is the historical backdrop of Marbury v. Madison?
  2. What was Justice Marshall’s rationale in reaching his final ruling in the case?
  3. What is the significance of Marbury v. Madison?
  4. Is the decision of Marbury v. Madison in keeping with the intent of the Constitution for the role of the Judiciary? (Comp. 1.2)

Utilize three to five relevant, scholarly sources in support of your content.