This book answers four compelling queries about judicial activism: Is it harmful? How has it affected particular issues? What is its relationship with public opinion? Is judicial activism an issue in other countries? Essays are assembled so that they present more than one viewpoint for each topic discussed. Essayist Kermit Roosevelt claims judicial activism is not a useful concept while Dahlia Lithwick states the opposite is true. Pakistan Press International states that judicial activism is needed in Pakistan, while Amir Mir states that this may lead to military intervention. Your readers will be intrigued by this collection of essays.