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Journeymen Cordwainers, Unions, and Compelled Speech

On July 12, 1810, a trial of trade unionists began in New York City. In 1794, Philadelphia shoemakers organized the “Federal Society of Journeymen Cordwainers.” Similarly New York bootmakers joined. In 1805, the union struck in Philadelphia for...

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Lochner, Judicial Activism, and DuckTales

 My Country – Lochner & Judges and Social Legislation Although I mentioned yesterday that Douglas quit his March 1 entry without talking about how courts would later look at regulations, he started where I finished....