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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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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...complicated, and will be referred to in another portion of this section. The Chief Justice says : 2 "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 on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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A Digest of the Laws of New Jersey

Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer - Court rules - 1868 - 1152 pages
...259. The prohibition to pass ex post facto laws applies only to laws of a penal or 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, either by a change of the punishment or of the rules of evidence applicable to it....
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 35

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1868
...added. In Fletcher v. Peck, G Cranch, 138, it was said by the Supreme Court of the United States that an ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was n6t punishable when it was •committed. ''This definition," says KENT, "is distinguished for its comprehensive...
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The most material parts of Kent's Commentaries: reduced to questions and answers

John C. Devereux, James Kent - Law - 1868 - 418 pages
...What is meanly an ex post facto law f — 410. A short; (fefmition of an ex post facto law is, any law which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not, punishable when it was committed. This includes punishment * Although no State can be permitted to establish a permanent...
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Analysis of Civil Government: Including a Topical and Tabular Arrangement of ...

Calvin Townsend - United States - 1869 - 342 pages
...of a criminal nature. The Supreme Court of the United States has defined an ex post facto law to be one " which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." For instance, from 1808 to 1820, the foreign slave-trade was punishable by fine...
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Analysis of Civil Government: Including a Topical & Tabular Arrangement of ...

Calvin Townsend - United States - 1869 - 383 pages
...of a criminal nature. The Supreme Court of the United States has defined an ex post facto law to be one " which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." For instance : from 1808 to 1820 the foreign slave trade was punishable by fine...
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MARTYRDOM IN MISSOURI

REV. W.M. LEFTWICH - 1870
...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.' "Now, whether the new Constitution of Missouri does or does not contravene the letter...
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Martyrdom in Missouri: A History of Religious Proscription, the ..., Volume 2

William M. Leftwich - Missouri - 1870
...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.' " Now, whether the new Constitution of Missouri does or does not contravene the...
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martyrdom in missouri

w.m. leftwich - 1870
...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/ "Now, whether the new Constitution of Missouri does or does not contravene the letter...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881
...Juetice Marshall's justly lauded expression in Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 138: " Au ex post fucto law is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." If this bo an exact definition, then an act to change the'penalty of murder or treason...
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