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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 American Law Register, Volume 25

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...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 Limitations of Police Power in the United States ...

Christopher Gustavus Tiedeman - Police power - 1886 - 662 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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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 14

John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman, Bancroft-Whitney Company - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...fuller description of ex post facto laws, than that of Blackstone. He lays it down, that every law which makes an action done before the passing of the law,...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action; or, which aggravates a crime and makes it greater than it was when committed; or, which changes the...
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The Atlantic Reporter, Volume 87

Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...decision ex post facto laws were grouped into four classes, as follows: (1) Every law that makes an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal; (2) every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than It was when committed; (3) every law...
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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1887 - 841 pages
...considered that the following would be ex post facto laws within the words and intent of the prohibition : 1. Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the law, and which was innocfnt when done, criminal. 2. Every law that aggravates a crime, or tlie punishment thereof, after...
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The life and writings of the Right Reverend John McMullen, D. D.: first ...

James Joseph McGovern - Biography & Autobiography - 1888 - 301 pages
...post facto laws within the words and intent of the constitutional prohibition, as follows : " 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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American constitutional law, Volume 1

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1889 - 1400 pages
...is or is not thereby rendered more severe.6 The prohibition of ex post facto legislation includes, 1. "Every law that makes an action done before the...that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater pun1 1 Blackford, 193. 4 13 Allen (Mass.), 581. * 5 Win. 308. 107 US 230. 8 23 Miss. 261. 6 Fletcher...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 1

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1889 - 1400 pages
...is or is not thereby rendered more severe.6 The prohibition of ex post facto legislation includes, 1. "Every law that makes an action done before the...when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2. Ever}7 law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed. 3. Every law that...
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The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law, Volume 7

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1889
...Facto Laws. Ex post facto laws are commonly classed as follows : 1 i. Laws that make an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punish such act." Mag. 550; sc, 16 Cent. L. Tour. 308; at the time. Eno v. Mayor, 53 How. Pr. United...
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Commentaries on the laws of England ...

Sir William Blackstone, William Gardiner Hammond - Law - 1890
...(3 Dall. 390), though purely a dictum, have been accepted by the courts ever since as correct. "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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