|Part of the series on|
|U.S. Discrimination Law|
|Standards of Review|
|Other Legal Theories|
|Defining Moments in Law|
The 14th Amendment
|Modalities of Constitutional Law|
Sanford Levinson is a prominent responsive jurist and academician.
Justice Brennan strongly advocated responsive interpretation of the Constitution to solve problems such as racism inherent in society, and remedy other social defects. As such, he is the paradigm "activist judge," in that he sought to expand the meaning of the Constitution to include society's current moral values, not just its original meaning.