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This is an appeal from the judgement of a three-judge federal court declaring unconstitutional and enjoining the enforcement of certain statutes of the State of New York which provide for prejudgment attachment of a defedant's assets. On April 13, 1973 appellant Curtis Circulation Co. (Curtis) filed a suit against appellees Sugar, Wrestling Revue, Inc. (Wrestling), and Champion Sports Publications, Inc. (Champion), in New York state court. The complaint alleged that Curtis had advanced over $100,000-of which $28,588.08 remained unpaid-to Champion under a contract with Champion pursuant to which Champion had agreed to permit Curtis to market certain identified sports magazines.

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