Definition of Judicial activism

1. Noun. An interpretation of the U.S. constitution holding that the spirit of the times and the needs of the nation can legitimately influence judicial decisions (particularly decisions of the Supreme Court).




Definition of Judicial activism

1. Noun. (context: legal pejorative) the act of replacing an impartial interpretation of existing law with the judge's personal feelings about what the law should be ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Judicial Activism

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judicial activism (current term)
judicial admission
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Literary usage of Judicial activism

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1. Developments in School Finance edited by William J. Fowler, William J. Fowler, Jr. (1998)
"Court-Ordered School Finance Equalization: judicial activism and Democratic Opposition About the Author Dr. Douglas S. Reed is an Assistant Professor in the ..."

2. Developments in School Finance edited by William J. Fowler, William J. Fowler, Jr. (1998)
"Court-Ordered School Finance Equalization: judicial activism and Democratic Opposition About the Author Dr. Douglas S. Reed is an Assistant Professor in the ..."

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