Judicial Activism in relation to the Canadian Supreme Court
In recent years, the term "Judicial Activism" has been used to describe the Canadian Supreme Court's ruling on a wide variety of issues (homosexual rights, women's rights, gun control, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, etc.) What is judicial activism and why is it supported/opposed?© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/political-science/canadian-politics/judicial-activism-in-relation-to-the-canadian-supreme-court-1n5
... the courts have made new laws, as well as ruled others unconstitutional, based on the Charter.
Pros: Those who approve of judicial activism argue that judge-made laws have benefited minorities in society. Because judges are not answerable to the voters, they do not ...