CLEP American Government Practice Test
CLEP American Government
Multiple Choice Practice Test
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The view that the Supreme Court should interpret the Constitution or laws to advance social goals is known as
Judicial activism is the philosophy that judges in the federal court system can and should seek to address important social issues that elected officials have not addressed. This is typically done by carefully choosing to hear cases in which a decision will right a perceived social wrong. The opposite judicial philosophy is known as judicial restraint.