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William Mellor

William Mellor

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Judicial activism and tomorrow’s courts

By: and - September 20, 2022

Judicial activism, properly understood, is the use of court power to invalidate legislative or executive acts, or to establish legal rules without legislative or executive initiation. In today’s politically charged environment, one’s attitude toward judicial activism seems to depend on the perceived leanings of the judiciary.  When liberals rule the roost, conservatives object to activist […]