judicial review

Definition of "judicial review"
  1. The legal process by which courts assess if the laws created by the legislature or administrative actions by the executive branch are in line with the Constitution
How to use "judicial review" in a sentence
  1. The court utilized judicial review to determine whether the new law violated the Constitution.
  2. As part of judicial review, the judge evaluated the constitutionality of the executive order.
  3. Due to the process of judicial review, the controversial law was struck down as unconstitutional.

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