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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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The Pacific Law Encyclopedia: A Complete Hand Book of All Matters Ordinarily ...

Jabez Franklin Cowdery - Business law - 1878 - 820 pages
...constitutions. • The foliowing are examples of ex post facto laws Every Law that makes an act — done before the passing 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 it was when committed. Every Law that changes...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1880 - 652 pages
...divides all laws which come wiihin the meaning of that clause of the Constitution into four classes: 1. Every law that makes an action done before the...Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greatei punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4. Every law that alters the rule...
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Criminal Law, Pleading and Practice in the Courts of the State of California ...

California, Clinton Lemuel White, Wilbur F. George - Criminal law - 1881 - 725 pages
...several states. 2 . Ex Post Facto Laws, What are. —Justice Chase thus defines ex post facto laws: " 1. Every law that makes an action done before the...that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than when committed. " 3. Every law which changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than...
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Criminal law, pleading and practice in the courts of the State of California ...

California, Clinton Lemuel White, Wilbur F. George - Criminal law - 1881 - 725 pages
...states. 2. Ex Post Facto Laws, 'What are. — Justice Chase thus defines ex post fiieto laws: " 1. Kvery law that makes an action done before the passing of...that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than when committed. " 3. Every law which changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than...
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The York Legal Record, Volume 2

Law - 1882
...*t ** Court in Colden vs. Bull, 3 Dale 386, "every law .that makes an action done before the passage of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action," is ex post facto, and of course within the inhibition contained in the Constitution. But we are told...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 28

Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...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 when done, erimiual, or which aggravates a crime and makes it greater than it was when it was committed, or which...
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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1882 - 816 pages
...that the following would be ex ;«<«( facto laux within the words and intent of the prohibition : 1 Every law that makes an action done before the passing...the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal. 2. Every law that aggravates acrime, or the punishment thereof, after the crime is committed. 3. Every...
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A Sketch of the Life and Times and Speeches of Joseph E. Brown

Herbert Fielder - Georgia - 1883 - 785 pages
...Bull and wife, 3d Dallas, 380. "1. Every law that makes an action, done before the passing of the laws and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes...that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punithment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. "4. Every law that alters the legal rules...
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The Supreme Court Reporter, Volume 2

Robert Desty - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...CHASE, in Colder v. Bull, 3 Dall. 386-390, seems to have been generally accepted. It is as follows : "(1) Every law that makes an action done before the...when done, criminal, and punishes such action; (2) g every law that aggravates a crime or makes it greater than it was when ? committed ; (3) every law...
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Pacific Coast Law Journal: Containing All the Decisions of the ..., Volume 11

Law - 1883
...application to criminal cases. It defines four distinct classes of law embraced by the clause : ' 1st. Every law that makes an action done before the passing...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates the crime, or makes it greater than when it was committed. 3d. Every...
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