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Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives' Association (1989)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

In Skinner v. Railway Labor Executives' Association, 489 U.S. 602 (1989), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that drug and alcohol testing of railroad employees is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In this case, the Court reversed a ...

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