October 1, 2000

Opposing Judicial Philosophies Court Michigan Voters

  • Peter Leeson

    Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Michigan voters, by their choices for our state's Supreme Court in the November election, will make known to the world which competing philosophy they endorse—judicial restraint or judicial activism.  Michigan's Supreme Court may be the nation's best and most eloquent example of a high court committed to interpreting the law, not manufacturing it.  The nation will be watching to see if Michigan voters support judicial restraint or opt instead for a wild ride on the activist side.

Read the article at Mackinac.org.