According to the article written by Samuel Kernel and Gary Jacobson published in the Logic of American Politics, the judiciary system of America is arguably the weakest of the three branches the American Constitution. 2006. This will be the very essence that this essay intends to advance, the nature, function and power of the American Judicial System.
A very sensational case that highlights the inherent and acquired power of the judicial system is the William Marbury versus James Madison case, which was a controversial issue regarding the interpretation of the exercise and purpose of the powers of the judicial branch. This is a case that triggered the cause for a judiciary efficiency review, followed by a series of eye opening conclusions as to the conflict created between the political faction of the Jeffersonians and the Republicans. In a gist, this case began at the time of transition of government from George Washington to James Adam, where in the night before Washinton's term ends, her attempted to fill in the vacancies by signing several appointments among which includes that of William Marbury. This Signed commissions were said to have been delivered that same night however, it did not reach the office nor residence of the plaintiff Marbury.