This is only a discussion, 250 words, no style or format required. Below is the question. Over the past several decades, the number of major policy issues that have been fought and decided in the judicial realm has sharply increased. Many critics claim that this is akin to “legislating from the bench… But since judges are not elected and are not accountable to the people, what does this shift in power mean for American democracy? (Try to incorporate some past court decisions in your answers to buoy your points made).