activist justice

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NounEdit

activist justice (plural activist justices)

  1. (US, pejorative, chiefly in right-wing discourse) A justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 01:49