The Judiciary

View and take notes then respond to the following two questions:

  1. Do you agree or disagree with Alexander Hamilton’s statement that the “Judiciary is the weakest branch of government.” Explain and discuss the powers of court in relation to the executive and the legislature. Please be specific and use examples.
  2. How do political backgrounds influence the interpretation of the Constitution and it’s application to the law? How did this effect the courts ruling in Citizens United case.

In order to receive credit, you are required to:

  • Submit your main response in at least 300 words.
  • Provide in-text citations and references in the APA writing format.