Article 4, Section 2, Clause 1
Connecticut Constitutional Ordinance of 1776, SEC. 3Poore 1:258
3. That all the free Inhabitants of this or any other of the United States of America, and Foreigners in Amity with this State, shall enjoy the same justice and Law within this State, which is general for the State, in all Cases proper for the Cognizance of the Civil Authority and Court of Judicature within the same, and that without Partiality or Delay.
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