RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)


Examining a recent case in which the U.S. Supreme Court approved the collection of blood and urine samples from railroad employees, the authors conclude that, in attempting to improve railroad safety, both majority and minority opinions reflected undue emphasis on technical issues and inadequate attention to the intangible social values underlying traditional Constitutional rights to privacy.

Repository Citation

Todd F. Volyn, James F. Mogan & Lisa M. White, The Supreme Court As Risk Manager: An Analysis of Skinner, 3 RISK 243 (1992).