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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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Commentaries on the Jurisdiction, Practice, and Peculiar ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional law - 1854 - 635 pages
...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. Svtch a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...i., sect. 9, 3. — This phrase is now well settled to apply only to acts of a criminal nature. 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, whether by personal or pecuniary penalties.J The prohibition, whether in regard to...
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A law dictionary and glossary: containing full definitions of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Law - 1859
...act done before its passage, and which was innocent when done," criminal. 3 Dallas' B. 380. — A law which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. 3 Cranch's R. 87. Marshall, CJ ibid. Federalist, No. 84. 1 Kent's Com. 409. The making of laws er post...
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A full and arranged digest of the decisions in common law, equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 87; 2 Cond. Hep. 308. 16. The state legislatures can pass no ex post faclo 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 upon the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1860
...and the States are forbidden to pass ex post facto laws. An ex pout facto law is one which rendors an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed. Every But farther: municipal law is "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the s-apreme....
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The War Powers of the President and the Legislative Powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - 1862
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass "a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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The war powers of the President: and the legislative powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - Presidents - 1862 - 143 pages
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass " a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 24

Nathan Howard, Rowland M Stover - Civil procedure - 1863
...Fletcher agt. Peck, (6 Crunch,) Chief Justice MARSHALL defined an ex post facto law to be one which makes an act punishable " in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed." Add to this, " or which. increases the punishment with which the act was punishable when committed,"...
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War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States

William Whiting - Executive power - 1864 - 342 pages
...enact ex post facto laws having been withheld, Congress could not pass " a statute which would render an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." No man's life could be taken, his liberty abridged, nor his estate, nor any part...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 71

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
...than was required when the act was committed." This court, in the case of Fletcher v. Peck, 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." In Watson et al. v. IHercerrf this court said : "The phrase ex post facto laws,...
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