Google this case. Read it and take a position. Remember the rubric. The turn
Google this case. Read it and take a position. Remember the rubric.
The turning point in the interpretation of the commerce clause came with the 1937 case, NLRB v. Jones &
Laughlin Steel Corp. The previous year, in the Carter v. Carter Coal Co case, the court invalidated a program,
initiated under the New Deal, that had tried to regulate the labor practices of coal firms on the basis that these
practices were local, and therefore had only an indirect impact on interstate commerce. In NLRB v. Jones &
Laughlin Steel Corp, the court deviated from that decision by ruling that Congress could regulate employment
practices at a steel plant because any stoppages at that plant would have a serious, detrimental impact on
interstate commerce. The court concluded that since the steel industry is a networked industry that
incorporates mines, plants, and factories from Minnesota to Pennsylvania, the manufacturing of steel properly
falls under the jurisdiction of the commerce clause. In summing up, the court concluded that…..
1. Students must post 3 references in terms of their initial posting. 1 of the references can be from the book, however, 2 outside sources are additionally required, do not use Wikipedia, all sources have to be proper per MLA or APA standards.
****WE HAVE A FREE ONLINE TEXTBOOK THAT YOU CAN USE. FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT YOU HAVE TO USE 3 SOURCES. ONE FROM THE BOOK AND TWO FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES. I WILL LINK THE BOOK BELOW.****
Also, please note that it is not a super long discussion. I only put 1 page because that was the lowest it could go. It only has to be 2 paragraphs or so.