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Freedom of Contract


David Bernstein


George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

August 19, 2008

Liberty of Contract, in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008)
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-51

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This essay provides a concise overview of the history of the constitutional status of freedom of contract in the United States, with particular attention to the rise and fall of the "liberty of contract" doctrine in the early 20th century.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 10

Keywords: Allgeier, contract clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Frisbie, government regulation, interference interpretation, New Deal, Ogden v. Saunders, police power regulation, Slaughterhouse cases, Supreme Court

JEL Classification: K12


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Date posted: August 20, 2008 ; Last revised: August 28, 2016

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Bernstein, David, Freedom of Contract (August 19, 2008). Liberty of Contract, in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008); George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-51. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1239749 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1239749

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