What does IMPAIRING THE OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS mean?

IMPAIRING THE OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS meaning in Law Dictionary

for meaning of this phrase inthe constitution of the United States, see 2 tale, Const.


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Saunders, heard in 1824 and reheard in 1827, in which the question was the validity or invalidity of the insolvent laws of the several states, Webster argued that the clause prohibiting a state from impairing the obligation of contracts applied to future as well as to past contracts, but the court decided against him.

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