Chapter 17, Section 4 Questions for Review
What are the advantages of following precedent?
Under what conditions would the Supreme Court
depart from stare decisis?
What role does the Supreme Court play under the
philosophy of judicial restraint?
philosophy of judicial activism?
Why is public opinion so important to the decision-
making process of the Supreme Court?
Why did President Roosevelt’s court-packing plan
What are some ways Congress can influence the
Which constitutional amendments have been passed
as congressional reactions to Supreme Court rulings?