Judicial Activism vs Judicial Restraint


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Stare decisis:

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1. An example of judicial activism is:

2. One example of judicial restraint is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are designed to measure how much you know about judicial activism. Information that would be beneficial for you to focus on includes judicial restraint and an example of judicial restraint.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools will test your understanding of the following terms:

  • Stare decisis
  • Judicial activism
  • Judicial restraint

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US government and politics lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a court case example of judicial activism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding stare decisis

Additional Learning

To reinforce your knowledge of judicial actions, check the corresponding lesson called Judicial Activism vs Judicial Restraint. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what judicial activism is and the goal of judicial activism
  • Recall what judicial restraint is and the role of this action
  • Review specific court cases that show examples of the lesson's main points