Lochner v. People of State of New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905)
Commentary by Jon Roland
While this case was decided correctly, the decision should have been based
not just on substantive due process but on the intent of the Framers of the
14th Amendment that all rights protected by the Constitution and Bill of Rights
from action by the Union government also apply to the states and that U.S.
courts have jurisdiction over cases involving those rights between a citizen
and his state. See " Intent of the
Fourteenth Amendment was to Protect All Rights ".
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