judicial veto

noun

: the power possessed by a court system and especially a supreme court to annul legislative and executive acts by declaring them unconstitutional
the explicit assumption … that the judicial veto is basically undemocraticAmerican Political Science Review

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“Judicial veto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judicial%20veto. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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