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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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Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative ...

Jabez Gridley Sutherland - Law - 1891 - 696 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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Lectures on the Constitution of the United States

Samuel Freeman Miller - Constitutional law - 1891 - 765 pages
...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...
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New Commentaries of the Criminal Law Upon a New System of Legal ..., Volume 1

Joel Prentiss Bishop - Criminal law - 1892
...United States, Chase, J. stated that in his opinion the constitutional term ex poet facto law embraces, "1. Every law that makes an action done before the...such action. 2. Every law that aggravates a crime, and makes it greater than it was when committed. 3. Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts...
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A catechism of the Constitution of the United States of America: with ...

Constitutional law - 1892 - 190 pages
...Bull, 3 Dallas, that the prohibition to pass an ex post facto law meant every law that made an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal. Also, a law which aggravated a crime, and made it greater than it was when committed, or which altered...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 31

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...very generally adopted by the courts of this country. They define the following laws as ex post facto: 1. Every law that makes an action done before the...that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than when it was committed; 3. Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 37

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...facto laws, within the words and intent of the prohibition: 1. Every law tbat makes an action drne before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such aotion; 2. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed; 3. Every...
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The Constitution of the United States at the End of the First Century

George Sewall Boutwell - Constitutional history - 1895 - 412 pages
...criminal which was not criminal when the act was done, and provides for the punishment of the act; (2.) Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it...committed; (3.) Every law that changes the punishment, and provides for a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when it was committed ; (4.) Every...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 42

Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...v. Bull, 3 Dalí. 390, Mr. Justice Chase defined what he considered ex post facto laws as follows: (1) Every law that makes an action done before the...committed; (3) every law that changes the punishment, and v.42p.no. 1—2 inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed; (4)...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 42

Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...Justice Chase defined what he considered ex post facto laws as follows: (1) Every law that makes au action done before the passing of the law, and which...committed; (3) every law that changes the punishment, and v.42P.no.l— 2 Inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed; (4)...
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Handbook of American Constitutional Law

Henry Campbell Black - Constitutional law - 1897 - 716 pages
...technical one, and applies only to penal and criminal proceedings. An ex post facto law is one (a) Which makes an action done before the passing of the law,...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action, or (b) Which aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed, or (c) Which changes...
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