Judicial Review and Policy Making
The Impact of Court Decisions
Privatization is government outsourcing of services or functions to private firms.
The Power of Judicial Review
Judicial review is the doctrine where legislative and executive actions are subject to review by the judiciary.
Judicial Activism and Judicial Restraint
Judicial activism is based on personal/political considerations and judicial restraint encourages judges to limit their power.
The Supreme Court as Policy Makers
The Constitution does not grant the Supreme Court the power of judicial review but the power to overturn laws and executive actions.
Two Judicial Revolutions: The Rehnquist Court and the Roberts Court
The Rehnquist Court favored federalism and social liberalism, while the Roberts Court was considered more conservative.