International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Constitutional Perspectives in a Regulatory Environment: Reasonable Regulation or Regulation “Gone Amok”?
Richard J. Hunter, Jr; John H. Shannon

Today, regulation is seen by many as a deterrent to growth in the American economy as the Trump Administration seeks to devolve into a self or limited-regulatory environment. This article is a study of the constitutional basis of regulation and of the limitations placed on regulation placed by various provisions of the United States Constitution. The study leaves for future consideration questions relating the place of regulation in checking some of the more egregious abuses of the capitalist system. Has regulation really “gone amok”?

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