Part 1: The American Judiciary
Write an essay of 1,000 to 1,250 words, discussing the following:
Explain the concepts of judicial activism and restraint.
Describe the appropriate lens for judges to examine the Constitution.
Justify your advocacy for the position of activism or restraint with Peer-Reviewed analysis.
Utilize the following subheadings: Introduction, Judicial Activism and Restraint, The Proper “Lens” of Judicial Interpretation, Conclusion, and References.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant peer-reviewed sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites or those provided in Topic Materials.
Part 2: The 5th and 14th Amendment- Due Process
Assessment Description
Write an essay of 750 words, addressing the following:
Summarize Mathews v. Eldridge, 424 U.S. 319 (1976).
Summarize the Mathews Test of procedural due process.
Ascertain whether the Mathews test provides sufficient guidelines for a court to determine if procedural due process has been properly provided.
Utilize the following subheadings: Introduction, The Mathews v. Eldridge Case, The Mathews Test, On the Matter of Whether Mathews Provides Sufficient Guidelines, Conclusion, and References.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites or those provided in Topic Materials.