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Judicial Review and Democracy

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Is judicial review compatible with democracy? One could say that by this practice rights are better protected but I do not understand why courts have the right to decide, have the final say, or dictate, doesn't that make it undemocratic?

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Judicial review is a cornerstone of the judiciary because it is a necessary tenet of democracy to ensure that laws are passed in accordance with justice and fairness. Without ...

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This solution discusses whether judicial review is compatible with democracy.