Essays on Our Times
judicial review, Marbury v. Madison, John Marshall
During the last two decades, many observers have been disappointed in some of the appointments to the federal bench and in the judicial philosophies some judges have brought with them. But if we turn to the source of our constitutional order, we would find in the example of John Marshall the moral basis for the judicial craft.
David F. Forte, John Marshall and the Moral Basis for Judicial Review, Essays on Our Times, no. 28 (Free Congress Research and Education Foundation (June 1994))