Judicial Myth: The Supreme Court Is The Final Arbiter, They can Create Law, And Only They Can Determine Constitutionality

A judiciary, left unchecked and unaccountable, will always expand, broaden, or increase its jurisdiction. This is a natural occurrence of power, and therefore it must be constantly controlled, like a fire.

This is the final part of a four part series regarding myths about our judicial branch. Here are the links to the previous posts:

Part 1 – Myth: The Judicial Branch Is Equal To The Other Two Government Branches
Part 2 – Myth: Federal Judges Are Guaranteed A Lifetime Appointment
Part 3 – Myth: The Judiciary’s Role Is To Protect The Minority From The Majority

We have allowed the judiciary to elevate themselves above the executive branch, above the legislative branch, above The Constitution, and for some, even above God. Even though the judiciary has no constitutional authority to do so, they create law, an enumerated power that is only given to congress. We also allow the judiciary to execute law, which is an enumerated power only given to the executive. We also look to the supreme court as the ultimate Continue reading “Judicial Myth: The Supreme Court Is The Final Arbiter, They can Create Law, And Only They Can Determine Constitutionality”