Ann Coulter says it well. On her a law degree has not been wasted. . . .
A layman's introduction to the role and work of a judge, including terms: Original Intent, Judicial Philosophy, Judicial Activism, Stare Decisis, Political Question, Ginsberg Rule, Federalism, Living Document, Rule of Law, Discretion, Reserved Powers, and Separation of Powers. Consider the two PRIMERS, linked below.