Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Stare Decisis and Judicial Restraint

Stare Decisis and Judicial Restraint

Demand Justice co-founder Brian Fallon talked about the ideas of stare decisis and judicial restraint.

Description

Demand Justice co-founder Brian Fallon talked about the ideas of stare decisis and judicial restraint. He spoke about the importance of these concepts and how these concepts have changed during the recent Supreme Court terms.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is meant by stare decisis?
  • What is meant by judicial restraint?
  • How do stare decisis and judicial restraint relate to each other?
  • According to Mr. Fallon, how do the Supreme Court Justices differ in their view of these two concepts?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Judicial Activism
    • Judicial Restraint
    • Precedent
    • Rule Of Law
    • Stare Decisis
    • Supreme Court

    Topics

    AP U.S. Government Key TermsJudicial Branch

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity