Finally, in December 1801, Marbury filed a lawsuit against Madison in the U.S. Supreme Court , asking the Court to issue a writ of mandamus
Strieff, slip op. at 1. The state in Strieff had conceded that law enforcement lacked reasonable suspicion for the stop, id. at 2, and the
Because of their position between the two main systems of law, these types of legal systems are sometimes referred to as “mixed” systems of law.
Federal courts may receive a petition from a state prisoner, but not until the petitioner has attempted all available appeals and motions and habeas corpus