Striking down federal restrictions on child labor, the Supreme Court held that Congress could regulate only interstate commerce, not the manufacturing of goods destined for such commerce.
Influenced by the Progressive
Child labor in a typical New York City shoe factory during the early twentieth century.
In a spirited dissent, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Co.
Commerce, regulation of
Darby Lumber Co., United States v.
E. C. Knight Co., United States v.