Answer: The Legislative Branch can check the Judicial Branch
by increasing the size of the Supreme Court, impeaching
justices, confirming justices, and proposing amendments to the
After key New Deal legislation was overturned in
Schechter Poultry Corp.
v. US, 1935,
and Butler v.
Franklin D. Roosevelt had a plan to “pack the court.” If
Congress increases the size of the court, then the President
can appoint justices with a similar ideology. His court
packing plan was controversial, and he never went through with
it. However, the plan was indeed constitutional.