Role of Judicial Activism in Societal Change: A Comprehensive Analysis

  • Shubham Chaturvedi
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  • Shubham Chaturvedi

    Student at Amity University Noida, India

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Judicial activism, an evolving phenomenon within the realm of constitutional law, has garnered substantial attention due to its potential to reshape legal interpretations, influence policy decisions, and address pressing societal issues. Judicial activism, a concept deeply embedded in the legal and political discourse, refers to the tendency of judges to interpret the law in a way that promotes their own vision of justice and societal progress. This research paper delves into the multifaceted nature of judicial activism, discussing its various dimensions, implications, criticisms, and benefits. It also examines several landmark cases Judgements different jurisdictions that have exemplified instances of judicial activism, shaping legal and societal landscapes.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 2264 - 2272


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