Where does the constitution give federal judges the power to repeal laws?

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  1. EdwardBaiamonte
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    Well it opened the door certainly and thats all that was necessary. Probably the Constitution should have said, matters dealing directly with constitutionality require 90% in favor.
     
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    Congress.
     
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    yes, it does through precedent.
     
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    I wish you were right but sadly the court has the authority and has been exercising it for 120 years or so.
     
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    In what way?
     
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    Impeachment proceedings are one way..
     
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    The Constitution strengthened the Federal government, because the FF learned the Articles of Confederation did not make it strong enough.
     
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    yes it strengthened it from a very very very weak central govt to a very very weak central govt, the opposite of what liberals want ie an very powerful and always growing central govt.
     
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    No. The Court cannot give itself the power to nullify Law. In our Republic only We the People have the power to create, amend, or nullify Law as expressed by our duly elected Legislators.

    Did the Court attempt to give itself this power through precedent. Yes. But that decision has never been challenged constitutionally. It should.
     
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    The Court gave itself this Power. The Power does not derive from the Constitution or from We the People. Therefore it is Unconstitutional. It has never been legally challenged, It should.
     

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