Asked by: Fatiha Berasteguiasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th May, 2020
Which Chief Justice led a particularly activist Supreme Court?
Also asked, how is the ruling in Marbury v Madison an example of judicial activism?
Since the Marbury v. Madison decision went beyond the "intent of the Framers" and radically altered the function of the Supreme Court, the ruling would be considered an example of judicial activism. In both instances, at least four justices on the court must agree to hear the case.
Subsequently, question is, who is the current chief justice of the Supreme Court? John Roberts
In this regard, what is activist court?
Judicial activism refers to judicial rulings that are suspected of being based on personal opinion, rather than on existing law. It is sometimes used as an antonym of judicial restraint. The definition of judicial activism and the specific decisions that are activist are controversial political issues.
Which Supreme Court justice is the most liberal?
Both graphs indicate that the current Roberts Court remains conservative, with four conservative justices (including Chief Justice Roberts, though he has become more liberal) and the median position held by Justice Anthony Kennedy (appointed by President Ronald Reagan), who has also become more liberal (except Kennedy