Fletcher v. Peck


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  • The Georgia legislature is deciding on a grant - give 35 million acres of state land to private speculators.
  • All for the great price of for the bargain price of 1.5₵ per acre.!
  • Sounds good, dude.
  • I was gonna vote for it anyway, so I'll pass.
  • Money!!
  • I'm here to bribe you guys into voting for the grant!
  • After 1796, when a new state legislature repealed the grant...
  • This is some pretty sweet land. I'll buy it and then sell it! I, John Peck, is a genius.
  • I'm suing for damages! To the Supreme Court!!!
  • C'mon Robert Fletcher, be cool about this.
  • I bought land off of this guy, and it violates state law!
  • Aww okay.
  • I'm still mad! I don't know why.
  • We ruled that Georgia had violated the Contract Clause of the Constitution when it repealed the grants.
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