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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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A Commentary on the Interpretation of Statutes

Gustav Adolf Endlich - Law - 1888 - 871 pages
...be classed as an ex post facto law, as it did not make that criminal which was not so when done," or an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed ;" and that, as the two years had not completely run between the commission of the offence and the...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
"Cases argued and determined in the Court of Appeals, Supreme and lower courts of record of New York State, with key number annotations." (varies)
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 98

Bancroft-Whitney Company, John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...post facto law, for both these are expressly forbidden. But an ex post facto law is one which makes an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed: Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cram-Si, 138. Ex post Jacto laws relate to penal and criminal...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 1

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1889 - 1400 pages
...Constitution of Missouri did not sentence 1 " The State legislature 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. " Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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The Civil Government of the United States: A Text-book, for the Use of All ...

United States - 1889 - 219 pages
...committed, is an ex post facto law. The Supreme Court of the United States has defined such a law as " one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." Justice requires that a person should not be punished for an act that was innocent...
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A Manual of Civil Government for Common Schools: Intended for Public ...

Henry C. Northam - 1890
...is an Ex Post Facto Law f An Ex Post Facto Law, as denned by the Supreme Court of the United States, is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when the act was committed. For this and other prohibitions, see pages 137 and 138TREASON. What is Treasonf...
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The American government, national and state

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 488 pages
...section 10, clause 1. 428. Ex Post Facto Laws." An ex post facto law," says Chief Justice Marshall, "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 Treatise on Business Law: With Forms of Ordinary Legal and Business ...

Myron Tuthill Bly - Business law - 1891 - 208 pages
...maliciously committed. Such damages are in addition to actual damages. Ex Post Facto Law. A statute which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. Extradition. The surrender by one government to another of a person charged with...
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Constitutional Legislation in the United States: Its Origin, and Application ...

John Ordronaux - Constitutional law - 1891 - 696 pages
...Constitution it has acquired a definite meaning, and an application limiting it to criminal procedure alone. An ex post facto law is one which renders an act punishable that was not so when committed ; or which changes the rules of evidence for the purpose of securing...
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A catechism of the Constitution of the United States of America: with ...

Constitutional law - 1892 - 190 pages
...offender. An ex post facto law the same court held, in Fletcher vs. Peck, 6 Cranch, was one which rendered an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable at the time of its commission. The prohibition applies both to Congress and State legislatures. Such...
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