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" Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the state, provided the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract. But if that effect is produced, it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy... "
American law reports annotated - Page 227
1925
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Victor Hugo Lane - 1903 - 1174 pages
...already entered into. Douglass v. Pike notes ; post, pp. 831-851. County, 101 US 077, and cnses cited. be altered according to the will of the State, provided...alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract ; 1 and it does not impair it, provided it leaves the parties a substantial remedy, according to the...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 75

1903 - 1240 pages
...state from passing a law impairing the obligations of contracts." And the opinion further holds that: "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the state, provided that the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract. But If that effect is produced,...
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Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of ..., Volume 2

Jabez Gridley Sutherland - 1904 - 1416 pages
...recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, yet it will not follow that the law is unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...on the remedy, or directly on the contract itself. In either case it is prohibited by the constitution."82 Laws reducing the rate of interest to be paid...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 186

Indiana. Supreme Court, Charles Frederick Remy, George Washington Self, Philip Zoercher, William H. Adams, Mrs. Edward Franklin White, Emma Mary May - 1918 - 898 pages
...the change relates to its validity, construction, duration or discharge, impairs its obligation. And it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy, or directly on the contract itself. In either case such legislation is inhibited by 10, Art. 1, of the Constitution of the United States,...
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Selected Opinions of Luther S. Dixon and Edward G. Ryan: Late Chief Justices ...

Luther S. Dixon, Edward George Ryan - 1907 - 640 pages
...recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, yet it will not follow that the law is unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy, may be altered...on the remedy, or directly on the contract itself. In either case it is prohibited by the constitution." In accordance with the principles here laid down,...
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Federal Procedure at Law: A Treatise on the Procedure in Suits at ..., Volume 1

Chrisenberry Lee Bates - 1908 - 1071 pages
...guaranty of the constitution gives it protection to that extent.12 337. Changing the remedy. — "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...the alteration does not impair the obligation of the McCracken v. Hayward, 2 How. 96 US 69 (24:610); Seibert v. 608 (11:397); Curran v. Arkansas, United...
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State of New York: Messages from the Governors, Volume 4

New York (State). Governor - 1909 - 926 pages
...court that the law was unconstitutional and void as impairing the obligation of the contract, said : does not impair the obligation of the contract. But...on the remedy or directly on the contract itself. In either case it is prohibited by the constitution.11 It is difficult, perhaps, to draw a line that...
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The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volume 2

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - 1910 - 804 pages
...the recovery of debts more tardy and difficult, it will not follow that the law is unconstitutional. Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...does not impair the obligation of the contract.'' Citing Green v. Biddle, 8 Wh. 1 ; 5 L. ed. 547. Watson v. Mercer, 8 Pet. 88 ; 8 L. ed. 876. subsequent...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General ..., Volume 130

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1910
...obnoxious to the prohibition of the constitution": McCracken v. Hayward, 2 How. 608, 11 L. ed. 397. "Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered...state, provided the alteration does not impair the obligations contracted : and it does not impair it provided it leaves the parties a substantial remedy,...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General ..., Volume 132

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1910
...remedy, and is not the foundation of the rights of those claiming under the will. "Whatever belongs to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the state": Cooley's Constitutional Limitations, pp. 406, 409, 515. The testatrix, Mrs. Patterson, had exercised...
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