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" American people have said, in the Constitution of the United States, that "no State shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts. "
Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its ... - Page 131
by Joseph Sabin - 1869
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of ..., Volume 9

Maryland. Court of Appeals, Richard Wordsworth Gill, John Johnson - 1840
...and judicial powers of government, ought to be forever separate and distinct from each other," and of the constitution of the United States, that " no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts," and utterly null and void. The act of 1825 is obnoxious...
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Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 2

Massachusetts - 1835
...proposed statute is to be exercised only by vote of the town. In these circumstances, the provision in the Constitution of the United States that no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts affords no protection to the water company independent of...
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The Writings of John Marshall, Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - 1839 - 728 pages
...itpronounce a legislative act to be contrary to the constitution. [__But the American people have said, in the constitution of the United States, that '• No state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts." In the same instrument...
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Report of the D'Hauteville Case: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at the ...

1840 - 295 pages
...Instit. 45, 55, 6: 4 Instit. 182, 289, 290: 2 Hale's PI. of Cr. 144: Croke J. 543: Vaughan, 157. What is the meaning of the clause in the Constitution of the United States, providing that the privilege of this writ shall not be suspended, unless it is a common law writ? Some...
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Report of the Select Committee [on] the Memorial of the Democratic Members ...

Edmund Burke - 1841 - 1070 pages
...feature* of our State government, that ihe Senate is ibe more fopular branch of the Legislature. what is the meaning of the clause in the constitution of the United States, which guaranties to each State a republican form of government. ? Is it not, that no constitution,...
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Commentaries on the Law of Marriage and Divorce, and Evidence in Matrimonial ...

Joel Prentiss Bishop - 1852 - 702 pages
...has been suggested, but not often, that legislative divorces are an infringement of the provision of the Constitution of the United States, that " no State shall . . pass any . . . law impairing the obligation of contracts." * Indeed, in the Dartmouth College case, Air. Justice...
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The Science of Government as Exhibited in the Institutions of the United ...

Charles Bishop Goodrich - 1853 - 343 pages
...execution and performance, restrained only in this exercise of authority, by an inhibition, found in the constitution of the United States, "that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts." Over these subjects the federal government has no power...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - 1857 - 712 pages
...does not disturb it.* And, in this country, this principle is carried out and firmly established by the clause in the Constitution of the United States, that no State can pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts ; to which we shall have occasion more particularly...
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Catalogue of the Library of the Massachusetts Historical Society ...

Massachusetts Historical Society. Library - 1859
...BIBLE. BIANCHI, Isidoro. Le Lettere Americane. Nuova edizione. 3 vol. 16mo. Cremona, 1781. BIBB, Hon. George M. An Exposition of the Meaning of the Clause...Law." Blair vs. Williams, and Lapsley vs. Brashear. Svo, pp. 24. nd (Two copies.) Opmion in the Case of Applegate et al. vs. Lexington and Ohio Railroad...
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Catalogue of the library of the Massachusetts historical society, Volume 1

John Appleton (M.D.) - 1859
...BIBLK. BIANCHI, Isidore. Le Lettere Amerieane. Xuova edizione. 3 vol. 16mo. Cremona, 1781. BIBB, Hon. George M. An Exposition of the Meaning of the Clause...the United States, that " No State shall pass any eje post facto Law." Blair vs. Williams, and Lapsley PS. Brashear. Bvo, pp. 24. nd (Two copies.) Opinion...
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