Limits on States: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

By James M. McGoldrick Jr. | Go to book overview
Contents
SERIES FOREWORD by Jack Starkix
FOREWORD by Kenneth Starrxiii
Chapter 1: History and Introduction to Article I, Section 101
Notes4
Chapter 2: The Contract Clause5
The Marshall Court and the Contract Clause5
The Contract Clause from 1837 to 193416
The Modern Approach to the Contract Clause, After 193426
The Court Rediscovers—and Quickly Abandons—the Contract Clause, 1975 to the Present31
Summary of the Supreme Court Contract Clause Cases45
The Public Purpose Balancing Test48
Notes53
Chapter 3: Bills of Attainder55
History and Introduction55
The Court’s Approach to Bills of Attainder57
Notes64
Chapter 4:Ex Post Facto Laws65
History and Introduction65
Limiting Ex Post Facto Laws to Criminal Cases66
Retroactively Defining a Crime68
Aggravating a Crime69
Changes in Penalty70
Changing the Rules of Evidence and Procedural Changes75
Chapter 5:The Nonretroactive Provisions of Article I, Section 1081
Introduction81

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Series Foreword ix
  • Foreword xiii
  • 1 - History and Introduction to Article I, Section 10 1
  • 2 - The Contract Clause 5
  • 3 - Bills of Attainder 55
  • 4 - Ex Post Facto Laws 65
  • 5 - The Nonretroactive Provisions of Article I, Section 10 81
  • 6 - The Import-Export Clause 89
  • 7 - Interstate Compacts 101
  • 8 - Concluding Comments on Article I, Section 10 111
  • Bibliographical Essay 115
  • Table of Cases 125
  • Index 131
  • About the Author 135
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