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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 the jurisdiction, practice, and peculiar ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional law - 1854 - 635 pages
...contracts into which the state may enter ? " The state legislatures can pass no ex post facto law. 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. Svtch a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...i., sect. 9, 3. This phrase is now well settled to apply only to acts of a criminal nature. 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, whether by personal or pecuniary penalties.J The prohibition, whether in regard to...
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A law dictionary and glossary: containing full definitions of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Law - 1859
...act done before its passage, and which was innocent when done," criminal. 3 Dallas' B. 380. A law which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. 3 Cranch's R. 87. Marshall, CJ ibid. Federalist, No. 84. 1 Kent's Com. 409. The making of laws er post...
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A full and arranged digest of the decisions in common law, equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 87; 2 Cond. Hep. 308. 16. The state legislatures can pass no ex post faclo law. 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 a law may inflict penalties upon the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1860
...and the States are forbidden to pass ex post facto laws. An ex pout facto law is one which rendors an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. Every But farther: municipal law is "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the s-apreme....
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The War Powers of the President and the Legislative Powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - 1862
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass "a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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The war powers of the President: and the legislative powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - Presidents - 1862 - 143 pages
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass " a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 24

Nathan Howard, Rowland M Stover - Civil procedure - 1863
...Fletcher agt. Peck, (6 Crunch,) Chief Justice MARSHALL defined an ex post facto law to be one which makes an act punishable " in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed." Add to this, " or which. increases the punishment with which the act was punishable when committed,"...
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War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States

William Whiting - Executive power - 1864 - 342 pages
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass " a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 71

United States. Supreme Court, Alexander James Dallas, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black, John William Wallace, William Tod Otto - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
...than was required when the act was committed." This court, in the case of Fletcher v. Peck, said : " 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." In Watson et al. v. IHercerrf this court said : "The phrase ex post facto laws,...
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