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Unformatted text preview: -answer: 14 th amendment did not prevent the State from regulating charges for use of a busienss’ grain elevators -question: could a private company be regulated in the public interest? -the court rules yes, if the private company could be seen as a utility operating in the public interest 1897—Algeyer Liberty of Contract 1905: Lochner -5 to 4-the most controverisal case prior to the 1950s -limited the hours of working bakers in New York-arguments: male bakers are not a weaker class & no public interest work they are doing is not unhealthful-Supreme Court ruled that the law was not necessary to protect the health of the bakers -must ask under what circumstances this law would be okay? -private labor 1908: Muller 1915: Coppage natural inequalities 1937: Parrish 1938: Carolene Products rational basis 1949: Lincoln...
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- Spring '08
- Law, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, police powers, police powers LLP—Substantive