Tag: Constitution

A Legislative History of OSHA

As a member of the House Education and Labor Committee and its Select Subcommittee on Labor, which considered and reported out House Report 16785; as one of the conferees who took the Steiger … Read More


The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA)’ has been described by Senator Harrison Williams, Jr., coauthor of the Act, as “the most significant piece of legislation facing the … Read More

Constitutional Challenges

Certain structural aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA)’ suggest procedural deficiencies which are suspect constitutionally and which indeed may be open to successful constitutional challenge. … Read More


A constitution serves to convert abstract political theory into concrete governmental reality. For Americans, the issue between theory and reality has been stated best in the question Lincoln posed at … Read More