The impact that judicial activism has had on American society
Assess the impact that judicial activism has had on American society, discussing specific cases in which the Supreme Court or a lower federal court played an activist role. Why does the Constitution allow judges to play an activist role?
In responding to your classmates, discuss if judicial activism is a good thing and when it goes too far. List specific cases in which you believe judicial activism worked for the good or detriment of society in your answer.