Judicial Activism: Definition, Cases, Pros & Cons


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Which of the following cases was a famous judicial activism case decided by the Supreme Court?

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1. One benefit of judicial activism is:

2. One negative aspect of judicial activism is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to quickly gauge your knowledge of what judicial activism is and the characteristics it possesses. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include Roe vs. Wade and judicial activism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Benefits of judicial activism
  • A famous judicial activism case
  • Negative aspects of judicial activism

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the negative aspects of judicial activism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of judicial activism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information about famous cases

Additional Learning

You should also read the related lesson called Judicial Activism: Definition, Cases, Pros & Cons. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the benefits of judicial activism
  • Define judicial activism
  • Learn about the negative aspects of judicial activism
  • Examine Roe vs. Wade