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How the myth of judicial activism has taken on a life of its own

Call this out for what it is: an executive power project

By David Allen Green   April 2020

Photo: SOPA Images/SIPA USA/PA Images

The middle class, according to some historians, is always rising. Similarly, there will be those who will always contend that the judiciary is going too far. And this belief will be held firmly, even stridently, regardless of what is—or is not—happening in the courts. It is a view that has a life of its own.

Today there are those in the United Kingdom who are energetically promoting the view that the judges are being far too active. The commentary and…

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