If you’re interested in limited constitutional government for the United States, there’s no good reason to raise a blanket objection to “judicial activism.” That’s the case Institute for Justice senior attorney Clark Neily made during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.

In the video clip below, Neily explained why he objects to arguments from both the left and right that call for judicial restraint.

1:50 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 54:50 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.