The courts are the arbiters between the legislative branch and the people; the courts are to interpret the laws and prevent the legislative branch from exceeding the powers granted to it.The courts must not only place the Constitution higher than the laws passed by Congress, they must also place the intentions of the people ahead of the intentions of their representatives.
Judging can also result in people being less likely to talk about what they’re going through and ask for the help they need.
Despite attitudes about sexuality, ethnicity and similar issues improving, discrimination against people with mental health problems is still widespread.
This is not a matter of which branch is superior: it is simply to acknowledge that the people are superior to both.
It is futile to argue that the court's decisions, in some instances, might interfere with the will of the legislature.
Certain designing men may influence the legislature to formulate policies and pass laws that violate the Constitution or individual rights.
The fact that the people have the right to change or abolish their government if it becomes inconsistent with their happiness is not sufficient protection; in the first place, stability requires that such changes be orderly and constitutional.
7 in 10 young people who have experienced a mental health problem say they have been discriminated against by friends.
There are lots of small things we can do that make a big difference to someone who’s experiencing a mental health problem.
Summary Hamilton begins by telling the readers that this paper will discuss the importance of an independent judicial branch and the meaning of judicial review.
The Constitution proposes the federal judges hold their office for life, subject to good behavior.