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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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Institutes of Common and Statute Law, Volume 1

John Barbee Minor - Law - 1876
...I1'. Retrospective Laws touching Crimes. These are called ex post facto laws; they are laws which make an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed; or which change the rules of evidence so that less or different, testimony is required to convict....
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Dictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Vaughan Abbott - Law - 1879
...г;. Missouri, 4 Wall. 277 ; United States v. Hall, 2 Wash. C. Ct. 300; Woart . Winnick, 3 NH 473. An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable, in a manner in which it as not punishable when committed. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or pecuniary penalties...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1880
...lair, because, adopting the general definition laid down by Chief Justice Marshall, it would render no act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. Nor would it come within any of the more specific definitions usually adopted by the courts, because...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 28

Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...in his valuable edition of Blackstoue's Commentaries, Vol. 1, p. 47. That definition is as follows: "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. , Every law that makes an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent...
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Some Account of the Work of Stephen J. Field: As a Legislator, State Judge ...

Chauncey Forward Black, Samuel B. Smith - Constitutional history - 1881 - 527 pages
...then required. In Fletcher vs. Peck, Mr. Chief Justice Marshall defined an r post facto law to be one "which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." " Such a law," said that eminent .judge, " may inflict penalties on the person,...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 23

Law - 1881
...legislators, lawyers and authors." In Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 87 138, Chief Justice Marshall says. "An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable iu a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed," and Chancellor Kent eulogizes the...
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The Contributor: Representing the Young Men's and Young Ladies ..., Volume 3

Junius F. Wells - Mormons - 1882
...then required. "In Fletcher vs. Peck, Mr. Chief Justice Marshall 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.' " In two respects, therefore, the Bill is retroactive. First. "It imposes a...
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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1882 - 816 pages
...offence, in order to conviction. These tiiree classes may be reduced to one ; namely, all laws which make an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. Hut the court did not consider any law ex post facto, within the prohibition which mollified the ritjor...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United ...

United States. Supreme Court, Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...enter? The state legislatures can pass no tj- pottfactir law. An ex pout facto law is one which render* Q dk g \ ݍ t =}2 [",4 2 d[e S#l qK 8 JL̶R &a d0 % it was committed. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or my inflict pecuniary penalties...
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A Dictionary of American and English Law: With Definitions of the Technical ...

Stewart Rapalje, Robert Linn Lawrence - Law - 1883
...act done before its passage, and which was innocent when done, criminal. (3 Dall. (US) 186.) A law which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. 3 Cranch (US) 87. Ex POST FACTO LAW, (defined). 1 Baldw. (US) 00, 75 ; 3 Dall. (US) 386, 391 ; 4 Wall....
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