A careful reading of Madisons Notes, the Federalist Papers, and other original sources shows that it was assumed that the Supreme Court would have the power to explicate and defend the Constitution.
That has nothing to do with the argument here - that the states have the choice of whether or not to follow the SC as apposed to deciding for themselves.
To: Mind-numbed Robot
That would frequently defeat the point of the jurisdiction that the Constitution grants to the Supreme Court.
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