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" The principle asserted is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act which a former legislature was competent to pass; and that one legislature cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far... "
A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton: With an Appendix ... - Page 59
by Samuel John Bayard, Robert Field Stockton - 1856 - 341 pages
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Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 6

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812
...annihilation of such title, aod to a resumption of the property thus held ? The principle asserted is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act...cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far as respects general legislation, can never be controverted....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 6; Volume 10

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1812
...annihilation of such title, and to a resumption of the property thus held ? The principle asserted is, that' one legislature is competent to repeal any act...cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far as respects general legislation, can never be" controverted....
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A digest of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States: from ...

Henry Wheaton, United States. Supreme Court, United States. Court of Appeals in Cases of Capture - Law reports, digests, etc - 1821 - 527 pages
...iiuproper means by which it was obtained ? lli. 74. So far as respects general legislation, it is a correct principle that one legislature is competent to repeal...which a former legislature was competent to pass. Ib. 75. But when a law is in its nature a contract, and when absolute rights have vested under th.-u...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Robert Walsh - 1830
...administered with incorruptible integrity and enlightened wisdom. In reply to the plausible sophism, "that one legislature is competent to repeal any act...pass ; and that one legislature cannot abridge the power of a succeeding legislature," the Chief Justice says, "The correctness of this principle, so...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1831
...declared that, "so far as respects general legislation, it is a correct principle that one Legislature was competent to repeal any act which a former Legislature was competent to pass, unless absolute rights were vested by those laws. And further, in the case of Gulden et uxor vs. Bull...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 4

James Madison - Constitutional history - 1836
...act. Fletcher v. fee*, 6 Cranch, 87, 131. 36. One legislature, so far as respects general legislation, is competent to repeal any act which a former legislature was competent to pass ; and one legislature cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. But if an act be done under...
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Speech of James Madison Porter, of Northampton, in the Convention of ...

James Madison Porter - Charters - 1837 - 59 pages
...annihilation of such title, and to a resumption of the property thus held ? The principle asserted is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act...cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far as respects general legislation, can never be controverted...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 5

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention, John Agg - Constitutional law - 1838
...annihilation of such title, and to a resumption of the property thus held ? The principle asserted is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act which a former legislature wos compc.ent to pass; and that one legislature cannot abiidge the powers of a succeeding legislature....
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...annihilation of such title, and to a resumption of the property thus held ? The principle asserted is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act...cannot abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far as respects general legislation, can never be controverted....
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...annihilation of such title, and to a usurpation of the property thus held? The principle asserted-is, that one legislature is competent to repeal any act...cannot. abridge the powers of a succeeding legislature. The correctness of this principle, so far as respects general legislation can never be controverted....
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