What is a Judicial Review? - Procedure & Definition


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Judicial review gives the Supreme Court the power to review the constitutionality of actions taken by:

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1. The Supreme Court acquired the power of judicial review during this landmark case:

2. This portion of the Constitution specifically outlines the power of the Supreme Court:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help gauge your understanding of judicial review and the purposes it serves today. You will be quizzed on the Constitution and the Supreme Court, as well as the powers granted to each branch of government.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Roles of the Supreme Court
  • Judicial review
  • Judicial restraint
  • The portion of the Constitution that grants power to the Supreme Court

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding judicial review
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about judicial review and the Supreme Court
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the judicial review process

Additional Learning

To learn more about judicial review, check out the corresponding lesson titled What is a Judicial Review? - Procedure & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what judicial review is
  • Define judicial restraint
  • Review Marbury vs. Madison
  • Identify principles of the Judiciary Act of 1789