The Supreme Court A Court of Judicial Restraint and Activism

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The Supreme Court: A Court of Judicial Restraint and Activism America is a society of growth and change. In such a dynamic environment the ability of the government to meet the needs of the people is a never ceasing battle of compromise, and the battle of opposing sides over the role of the Supreme Court is especially heated since this body is responsible for interpreting the vague but fundamental Constitution. This is the Supreme Court’…

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…Court stands as a contemplative and itself a diverse body who is charged with interpreting the Constitution as it fits society. Works Cited Janda, Kenneth, Jeffery M. Berry, and Jerry Goldman. The Challenge of Democracy: Government in America. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994. Nelson, Robert H. “Judicial Activism in Reverse.” Forbes 16 Nov 1998. 2 May 1999. Online. <http://www.forbes.com/ forbes/98/1116/ 6211208a.htm>. “What is Judicial Activism?” 2 May 1999. Online. <http://www. majoritywhip.house.gov/judges2/071398jaWhatIs.asp>.