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Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights Against Progressive Reform

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Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights Against Progressive Reform - Bernstein, David E
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In this timely reevaluation of an infamous Supreme Court decision, David E. Bernstein provides a compelling survey of the history and background of Lochner v. New York . This 1905 decision invalidated state laws limiting work hours and became the leading case contending that novel economic regulations were unconstitutional. Sure to be controversial, Rehabilitating Lochner argues that the decision was well grounded in precedent--and that modern constitutional jurisprudence owes at least as much to the limited-government ...

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Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights Against Progressive Reform 2012, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226004044

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Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights against Progressive Reform 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226043531

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