The contract clause : a constitutional history /
Few provisions of the American Constitution have had such a tumultuous history as the contract clause. Prompted by efforts in a number of states to interfere with debtor-creditor relationships after the Revolution, the clause--Article I, Section 10--reads that no state shall "pass any law impai...
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Table of Contents:
- Origins and early development
- The Era of John Marshall, 1801-1835
- The Taney Era
- The Eras of the Civil War and Reconstruction
- The gilded age
- The early Twentieth Century
- The contract clause in the age of regulation