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" 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. "
A Law Dictionary: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ... - Page 453
by Henry Campbell Black - 1910 - 1314 pages
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...Fleteher v. Pcck,(a) Chief Justice Marshall, in delivering the opinion of the court, says; " An ex jwst facto law is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." In the case of Colder v. J3u//,(6) Chase, Justice, in delivering the opinion, defines...
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Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention for the Revision of ...

Kentucky. Constitutional Convention, Richard Sutton - Constitutional conventions - 1849 - 1129 pages
...contracts into which the 'state may enter. "The state legislature can pass no ex post facto ' law. An ex post facto law, is one which renders ' an act...in a manner in which it ' was not punishable when it was committed. ' Such a law may inflict penalties on theper' son, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention for the ..., Volume 2

Indiana. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1850
...the'United StatesConstitution forbade the States to pass any " ex post facto law," which was defined to be " one which renders an act punishable in a manner in. which it was not punishable when it was committed." 6 Cranch, p. 138. Again: The terra was defined in 1 Bouvier, p. 634, in the following...
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A dictionary of the English language: abridged from the American dictionary

Noah Webster, John Walker - English language - 1850 - 546 pages
...[L.] From on act done aflet the commission of a crime or orTeose. An tz-twrt facto law is one that renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable at the time it was committed. EX POS'TU-LATE, t). s. To reason ; to remonstrate. EX-POS-TU-LA'-TION....
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The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

United States - Law - 1850
...v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 87 ; 2 Cond. Rep. 308. The legislature of a state can pass no ex post facto law. An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable, which was not punishable when it was committed. Ibid. Houston v. Moore, 5 Wheat. 1 ; 4 Cond. Rep. 589....
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Commentaries on the constitution of the United States

Joseph Story - 1851
...than was required, when the act was committed. The supreme court have given the following definition: "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." l Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties,...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1851
...Afterwards, in Flctcher v. Peckp 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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A Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary

Noah Webster - English language - 1851 - 417 pages
...From an act done after the coiumissiou of a crime or offmse. Au et, poat facto IKW is one that renden; an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable at the time it was committed. EX-POS'TU-LT, (eks-pOHt'yu-Ute,) t. i. To reason ; lo remonstrate....
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Kinne's Law compendium

Asa Kinne, United States. Courts, Great Britain. Courts - Law - 1852
...those collateral consequences, void. 1 Black. Com., 89. 10. What is a law ex post facto defined to be 1 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. Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Crunch, 87. . Ex pott facto laws relate to criminal and penal...
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Institutes of American law, Volume 1

John Bouvier - Law - 1854
...pl. 72; Bac. Ab. Statutes, (G.) No. 118. Preliminary Book, part 5, tit. 9, chap. 2, sec. 1. No. 121. 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. (a) This prohibition applies only to crimes. (b) The right to pass retrospective...
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