Judicial Review of Congress Database Codebook
10 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Date Written: May 23, 2019
The Judicial Review of Congress Database catalogs all the cases in which the U.S. Supreme Court has substantively reviewed the constitutionality of a provision or application of a federal law. The database currently includes 1308 cases decided by the Court from its founding through its October 2017 term and related pieces of information about those cases. This document includes a description of the variables found in the Judicial Review of Congress Database, a description of how the cases were selected, and a link to the publicly accessible database.
Keywords: judicial review, Marbury, Supreme Court, Congress, constitutional history, constitutional law
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