Marbury v. Madison on Crosscurrent 2/24: The Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Marshall, adopted the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison on this day in 1803 to sanction the legal principle of “judicial review” to limit Congressional authority by pronouncing legislation unconstitutional. Gavin and Wyatt, the barristers of barking, plead their case before the bench of Justice Marshall while John, the solicitor of song, spins the music before the microphone of the KRNN studio. You can exercise your own judicial review by tuning to Crosscurrents, 2/24 at 8 am.
- Out-going state Ombudsman Linda Lord-Jenkins said the cases show that in the foster care system, failing to complete administrative tasks can have long-term impacts.
- Researchers say more studies, and more data collected by the updated sensor network should help climatologists determine whether Alaska’s lightning season will be getting longer.
- Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.
- Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing cladding similar to the materials used in Grenfell Tower, which went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.