This court passes on the constitutionality of all laws, decrees and regulations.
Under such conditions the Southern states questioned the constitutionality of the imposition.
The question of the constitutionality of the formation of the new state was brought before the Supreme Court of the United States in the following manner.
It is the supreme tribunal of the republic, having original jurisdiction in cases of impeachment, the constitutionality of laws, and controversies between states or officials.
Trajan emphasized at once his personal control and the constitutionality of his sway by bearing on his campaigns the actual title of "proconsul," which no other emperor had done.