Judiciary

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Part 1:

The Judiciary

View and take notes on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MHs0ayv2ho , then respond to the following two questions:

  1. Do you agree or disagree with Alexander Hamilton's statement that the "Judiciary is the weakest branch of government." Explain and discuss the powers of  court in relation to the executive and the legislature.  Please be specific and use examples.

Part 2: Pages 216-217

Judicial Activism or Restraint

A hotly debated issue in recent years has involved judicial restraint verses judicial activism.

  1. Describe these two judicial philosophies & explain their differences.
  2. Is one philosophy always preferable to the other? or should circumstances  determine the use of one philosophy over the other? Is judicial activism sometimes necessary?

Helpful Links on Judicial activism and restraint:

https://www.ushistory.org/gov/9e.asp

https://www.sparknotes.com/us-government-and-politics/american-government/the-judiciary/section4/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WinJyDIFGGM

https://www.cato-unbound.org/2014/02/07/sandhya-bathija/why-judicial-restraint-best-protects-our-rights


must be at least 300 words. List all web resources and referenced materials that were used. You must use the APA citation style format in listing references used and in parenthetical citations.

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