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" Georgia cannot be viewed as a single unconnected, sovereign power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. She is a part of a large empire; she is a member of the American Union ; and that union... "
Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention for the Revision of ... - Page 131
by Kentucky. Constitutional Convention - 1849 - 1129 pages
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 7

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch - Law reports, digests, etc - 1816
...question here to be decided is, does the act of 1804 violate the constitution of the United States. The constitution of the United States declares that no state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts." In the case of Fletcher r. Peck, it...
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Report of the Joint Committee of Both Houses of the General Assembly of Ohio ...

Ohio. General Assembly. Joint Committee on the Communication of the Auditor of State - Banks and banking - 1821 - 64 pages
...but result from the very nature of written constitutions, and judicial duty. Among other things, the constitution of the United States declares, that' no state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts.' A defendant prosecuted for a crime before...
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Speech of James Madison Porter, of Northampton, in the Convention of ...

James Madison Porter - Charters - 1837 - 59 pages
...power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. She is a part of a large empire; she is a member of...that no state shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts. Does the case now under consideration...
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A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government ...

Henry Baldwin - Constitutional law - 1837 - 197 pages
...power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. She is a part of a large empire. She is a member of...several states, which none claim a right to pass." 6 Cr. 136. The political situation of the United States, anterior to the formation of the constitution,...
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A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government ...

Henry Baldwin - Constitutional history - 1837 - 197 pages
...power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. She is a part of a large empire. She is a member of...several states, which none claim a right to pass." 6 Cr. 136. The political situation of the United States, anterior to the formation of the constitution,...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1837
...principles. If I should err in presenting ! theirs, I shall at least place my own beyond contradiction. The constitution of the United States declares that " no State shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts." This is a most wise and salutary provision; may it be perpetual!...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 5

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. She is a part of a large empire ; she is a member of the American Union ; and that union has a constimtion, the supremacy of which all acknowledge, and which imposes limits to the legislatures of...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...power, on whose legislature no other restrictions are imposed than may be found in its own constitution. |She is a part of a large empire ; she is a member...of the several states, which none claim a right to passT^ The constitution of the United States declares that " no state shall pass any bill of attainder,...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ...

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843 - 1512 pages
...legislature by which one or more persons are declared to be attainted, and their property confiscated. The constitution of the United States declares that no state shall pass any bill of attainder. During the revolutionary war, bills of attainder, and ex post facto acts of confiscation, wore passed...
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The Unconstitutionality of Slavery, Part 2

Lysander Spooner - Slavery - 1845 - 156 pages
...constitutional right to use them, if need be, for the defence of one's liberty or life. Seventh. The constitution of the United States declares that "no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts." " The obligation of contracts," here spoken of, is, of...
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