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" This view is sought to be sustained by force of the 10th section of the 1st article of the constitution of the United States, which provides that no State shall pass any law " impairing the obligation of contracts. "
The Law of Operations Preliminary to Construction in Engineering and ... - Page 584
by John Cassan Wait - 1900 - 638 pages
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 4

United States. Supreme Court, Henry Wheaton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1819
...of NewHampshire, mentioned in the special verdict, are repugnant to that clause of the constitution of the United States, which provides, that no State shall " pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts." Beside its intrinsic...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 3

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Thomas Sergeant, William Rawle - Law reports, digests, etc - 1821
...manifestly impairs contracts, and, therefore, violates the 10th sect, of the 1st art. of the constitution of the United States, which provides, that " no state shall pass any "law impairing the obligation of contracts;" and also, the provision of the 17th sect, of the 9th art. of...
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A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional ..., Volume 1

Nathan Dane - Law - 1823
...laws, this State power must be so exercised as not to violate the 1st art. 10 sect, of the Constitution of the United States, which provides, that " no State shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts ;" also decided,...
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Reports of Criminal Law Cases Decided at the City-hall of the City ..., Volume 3

Jacob D. Wheeler - Criminal law - 1825
...this interment, because it is contrary to the 1 Oth section of the 1st article of the constitution of the United States, which provides that " no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts ;" and to the fifth article of the amendments to the same constitution,...
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Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth ...

Kentucky - Session laws - 1825
...but be defined by legislative enactments. • But it is alleged that the clause of the constitution of the United States, which provides that " no State shall pass any ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts," prohibits the Legislatufc from exercising...
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The North American Review, Volume 23

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1826
...power must be so exercised, as not to violate the first article, section tenth, of the constitution of the United States, which provides, that " no state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts ; " also decided,...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 6; Volume 24

Law - 1843
...CONTRACTS. No. 10. — Obligation of Contracts. THE constitution of the United States, article I., $ 10, provides, that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts. The reason and the meaning of this prohibition are to be sought, in part at least, in the history of the...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of ..., Volume 7

Richard W. Gill, John Johnson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1838
...government ought to be forever, distinct from each other," and of the 10th section of the constitution of the United States, which provides, that no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts, that to prove its unconstitutionality needs neither argument,...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1834
...necessary or useful; but they will take the liberty to remark, that the section of the Constitution of the United States which provides that no State shall pass any ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts, appears to the committee to have a...
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Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State ...

New Hampshire. General Court. Senate - Legislative journals - 1840
...other, the act of 1S38 might, perhaps, fall within the provisions of that clause of the constitution of the United States, which provides, .that' "no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts." But the relation in which the towns stand to the State, being...
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