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    Write a 2 page essay on judicial activism. Present the arguments on both sides of the question as to whether judges should interpret or simply apply the Constitution. Research and provide more current examples (the current Supreme Court docket) and predict how you think the justices will decide.

    Then think about the idea that if one can predict the decisions of the justices on the Supreme Court--where does that leave the idea that no case is prejudged?

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    http://apps.americanbar.org/publiced/constitutionday/OriginalIntent.pdf

    Write a 2 page essay on judicial activism. Present the arguments on both sides of the question as to whether judges should interpret or simply apply the Constitution. Research and provide more current examples (the current Supreme Court docket) and predict how you think the justices will decide.
    Then think about the idea that if one can predict the decisions of the justices on the Supreme Court--where does that leave the idea that no case is prejudged?

    Judicial activism has been in question for centuries as many believe in the strict constitutionalist approach while others believe that the Constitution is a living document that should be applied in accordance with the "era" that decisions are made. The Supreme Court has often witnessed periods during its history that have garnered debate, with the most turbulent period in America during the 20th century being the ...

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    The expert predicts decisions of the justice on the supreme court. Arguments on both side of judicial activism are given.

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