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Is Brown v Board of Education considered judicial activism or judicial restraint?

Brown v. Board of Education, 347 US 483 (1954) has often been cited as an example of liberal judicial activism because it ignored the doctrine of stare decisis (Latin: let the (MORE)

Is plessy v Ferguson judicial restraint or judicial activism?

The answer would be judicial restraint. Plessy v Ferguson strictly employed judicial restraint because it followed the principle of stare decisis or went with the precedent de (MORE)

Compare Judicial Restraint and Judicial Activism?

Judicial restraint is the theory that judges should limit their  exercise of power and strike down laws only when they are obviously  unconstitutional, and always follow pre (MORE)

Does the US Supreme Court lean more toward judicial activism or judicial restraint?

There is no concrete answer to this question. First, the composition of the Court changes over time, as does its focus and the majority philosophy. Second, the concepts of (MORE)

What court became identified with judicial activism?

The Warren Court, which was active from 1953 until Chief Justice Earl Warren retired in 1969, is often accused of judicial activism for its many decisions supporting African-A (MORE)
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Who favors judicial activism?

A person who favors judicial activism is one who prefers a decision to be made via a personal opinion, rather than focusing on the law. A person who does this is considered un (MORE)