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A Law Dictionary: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ... - Page 453
by Henry Campbell Black - 1910 - 1314 pages
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United ...

United States. Circuit Court (1st Circuit), John Gallison - Law reports, digests, etc - 1817
...of the constitution, for it has been solemnly adjudged, that it applies only to laws, which render an act punishable in a manner, in which it was not punishable, when it was committed." The clause does not touch civil rights or civil remedies. w Huber. tom. 2, lib....
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The Methodist Magazine

Methodist Church - 1879
...be confounded. 2. Kc post facto laws are vicious, and in all free governments are unconstitutional. An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. Such laws are forbidden by the Constitution of the United States. If law may be applied...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1832
...Afterwards, in Fletcher \. Peck,1' it was observed, that an ex post facto law was one which rendered an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. This definition is distinguished for its comprehensive brevity and precision, and...
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Outlines of the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United States: Designed ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1833 - 249 pages
...individual, or may confiscate his property, or both." 774. Ex post facto Laws, are those which render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed ; and this definition embraces both Laws inflicting personal or pecuniary penalties, for acts before...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 3

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833
...Ogden v. Saunders, 12 Wheat. R. 266, 303, 329, 330, 335 ; 1 Kent. Comm. Lect 19, p. 381, 382. ders an act punishable in a manner, in which it was not punishable, when it was committed." 1 Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties,...
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A Brief Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

James Asheton Bayard - Law - 1834 - 178 pages
...different testimony, than the law required at the time of the commission of the offence ; in short, any law which renders an act punishable, in a manner in which it was not punishable, when it was committed.* All such laws are inconsistent with liberty, and the spirit of our institutions,...
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Documents Printed by Order of the Legislature of the State of Maine During ...

Maine. Legislature - 1844
...government. - No State can pass any ex post facto law or law impairing the obligation of any contract." <: An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable...in a manner in which, it was not punishable, when it was committed." To separate a busband from his wife without his consent, is a severe punishment....
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Youth's Manual of the Constitution of the United States: Adapted to Classes ...

Francis Fellowes - Constitutional law - 1835 - 188 pages
...inserted an unqualified prohibition of them in the constitution. What is an ex post facto law 1 Ans. It is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. Remark. The Latin words ex post facto, signify, by something done afterwards. The...
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INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF GOVERNMENT AND COMPEND OF CONSTITUTIONAL AND ...

A.W YOUNG - 1835
...law is a law that declares an act to be criminal which was not so before the law was passed ; or that renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. " No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census...
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Introduction to the Science of Government, and Compend of Constitutional and ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutions - 1836 - 304 pages
...law is a law that declares an act to be criminal which was not so before the law was passed ; or that .renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. 411. No capitation or other direct tax may be laid, unless in proportion to the census...
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