Eakin v. Raub
Significance, Marshall V. Gibson: Head To Head, Further Readings
James Eakin, et al.
Daniel Raub, et al.
That a state statute imposing a new period of limitations in which to bring a claim, as applied to bar plaintiff's claim, violated the state constitution, and that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had the power to declare the statute void.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiffs
Chief Defense Lawyer
Justices for the Court
John B. Gibson
Date of Decision
16 April 1825
That the state supreme court has the power to review legislative acts and, if contrary to the state constitution, declare such acts void.
- Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 (1803).
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