Great Northern Railway Co v Sunburst Oil and Refining Co: 1932

(US Supreme Court) The Constitution neither prohibits nor requires prospective overruling. The Federal Court, Cardoza J said, ‘has no voice upon the subject.’

Justice Cardozo
[1932] 287 US 358
United States
Cited by:
CitedNational Westminster Bank plc v Spectrum Plus Limited and others HL 30-Jun-2005
Former HL decision in Siebe Gorman overruled
The company had become insolvent. The bank had a debenture and claimed that its charge over the book debts had become a fixed charge. The preferential creditors said that the charge was a floating charge and that they took priority.
Held: The . .

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Leading Case

Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.228286