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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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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 37

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...forbidden by the constitution. Thus Chief Justice Marshall, in Fletcher v. Petit, 6 Crunch, 138, 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." The point, however, was not involved in the case in which this language was employed....
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American cases on contract, Part 3

Sir William Reynell Anson - Law - 1894 - 718 pages
...those 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. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Part 1

James Bradley Thayer - Constitutional law - 1894 - 2434 pages
...those 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. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Facts I ought to know about the government of my country

William Henry Bartlett - United States - 1894 - 148 pages
...law is a law which makes an act punishable that was not punishable when committed, or which makes au act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. 101. Export Duties.— Congress may not lay a tax or duty on articles exported from any State. Such...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Volume 1

James Bradley Thayer - Constitutional law - 1895 - 2434 pages
...contracts into which the State may enter? The State legislatures can pass no Kit pott facto law. An лг 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 New International Encyclopædia, Volume 7

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - Encyclopedias - 1909
...to the principles of sound legislation. In order to come within the prohibition the law must render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. It is not necessary, however, that the punishment be of a strictly criminal character....
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Engineering law, Volume 1

Alexander Haring - History - 1910
...those 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. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based ..., Volume 2

Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...affect private property. Chief Justice Marshall denned an ex post facto law to be one which rendered an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. ExterritoriaTity, that legal fiction which permits to certain persons or classes...
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Methodist Review, Volume 61

1879
...be confounded. 2. Ex post facto laws are vicious, and in all free governments are unconstitutional. 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 laws are forbidden by the Constitution of the United States. If law may be applied...
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Illustrative Cases on Constitutional Law

James Parker Hall - Constitutional law - 1914 - 508 pages
...those 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. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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