Judicial Branch & Supreme Court
Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Text Analysis: Judicial Review
The phrase “judicial review” does not actually exist in the Constitution, yet it is the most critical of the Supreme Court’s powers. In this exercise your students will explore the constitutional basis of judicial review. You may also choo...
Quote Analysis: Judicial Activism versus Judicial Restraint
"The words of the Constitution…. are so unrestricted by their intrinsic meaning or by their history or by tradition or by prior decisions that they leave the individual Justice free, if indeed they do not compel him, to gather meaning not from r...