NJ Case Law

Pleasant Township v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 138 U.S. 67 (1891)
Category: ALL
Sub-category: Case Law
In this nineteenth century case, the Court held that an Ohio statute authorizing certain townships to issue bonds for railroad construction violated the state constitution’s prohibition on providing public aid to private corporations.
U.S. Trust Co. of New York v. New Jersey, 69 N.J. 253, 353 A 2d 614 (1976); 431 U.S. 1 (1977)
Category: NJ
Sub-category: Case Law
Publication Date: 04/27/1977

Affirmed a lower court’s decision that the statutory repeal of a statutory covenant was a reasonable exercise of the state’s police power and was not prohibited by the Contract Clause in Art. I of the U.S. Constitution.