Judicial Independence Within a Political Process, political science homework help

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The judicial branch of government was designed not only to serve as a check on the power of the executive and legislative branches but also to be the final arbiter of disputes among states and between the states and the federal government. One important arbitration tool utilized by the judicial branch is judicial review. Judicial review is one of the U.S. Constitution’s most provocative features and has played and continues to play an important role in our country’s history, shaping the laws that impact our society.

Write: In your initial post of at least 300 words, utilize the Constitution, established case law, and scholarly sources, to complete the following assignments:

  • Define judicial review.
  • Explain why the historical origins and legitimacy of judicial review are often called into question.
  • Discuss whether the framers of the Constitution intended for the judiciary to have this role in the policy making process.
Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references according to APA standards.

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Judicial Review

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Judicial Review

Judicial review is a court proceeding which often takes place in the Administrative
Courts where a judge reviews the failure to act or lawfulness of an action or decision made by a
public body endowed with a public task (Choper, 2013). Usually, the main point of the judicial
review is to help determine whether the law was rightfully applied and whether the body that is
endowed with the responsibility of...

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