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" Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when 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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Albany Law Journal, Volume 27

Law - 1883
...application to criminal cases. It defines four distinct classes of laws embraced by the clause. " 1st. Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent wheu done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates the crime or makes it...
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Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme court of Nova Scotia ...

Henry Oldright - 1870
...409, it is said that these words were "technical expres" sions, and meant even- law that made an act. done before " the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, " criminal; or which aggravated a crime, and made it greater " than it was when committed; or which altered the...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...Constitution into four classes: 1. Every law that makes an action done before the passi ng of th» law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and...the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment tlian the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4. Every law that alters the rule of evidence, and...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's ..., Volume 10

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1871
...Fletcher v. Peck (6) are cited as denning an ex post facto law to mean " every law that made an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal ; or which aggravated a crime, and made it greater than it was when committed ; or which changed the...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's ..., Volume 7

William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1871
...v. Peek (b) are cited as defining an ex poet facto law to mean " every law tli.vt made an act dune before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal ; or which aggravated a crime, and made it greater than it was when committed ; or which changed the...
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The political history of the United States of America, during the period of ...

Edward McPherson - History - 1871 - 652 pages
...divides all laws which come within the meaning of that clause of the Constitution into four classes: 1. Every law that makes an action done before the passing of tht law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2. Every law that aggravates...
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The Political Code of the State of California, Volume 2

California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch - California - 1872
...of the ex post facto prohibition embraces: 1. Every law that makes an action done before the framing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal,...law that aggravates a crime or makes it greater than when it was committed; 3. Every law that changes the punishment nnd inflicts a greater punishment than...
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The Political Code of the State of California, Volume 2

California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch - California - 1872
...of the ex post facto prohibition embraces: 1. Every law that makes an action dene before the framing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action; $. Every law that aggravates a crime or makes it greater than when it was committed; 3. Every law that...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...state what laws I consider ex post facto laws, within the words and the intent of the prohibition. 1st. Every law that makes an action done before the passing...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed. 3d. Every law...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed. 3d. Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to...
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