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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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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 133

Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...318, 414.*] (Additional Syllabus by Editorial Staff.) 3. CONSTITUTIONAL, LAW — "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. Appeal from County Court, Craig County ; SF Parks, Judge. Dave Jones was convicted...
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Commentaries on Law, Embracing Chapters on the Nature, the Source, and the ...

Francis Wharton - Constitutional law - 1884 - 855 pages
...is Chief Justice Marshall's justly lauded expression in Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cranch (U. 8.), 138 : ' 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.' If this be an exact definition, then an act to change the penalty of murder or treason,...
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Speeches, Arguments, and Miscellaneous Papers of David Dudley Field, Volume 1

David Dudley Field - Law - 1884
...into which the State may enter ? " The State Legislatures can pass no ex post facto law. An ex pott 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 on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR.

john henry smith - 1884
...Chief Justice Marshall, lrennS the opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, says: ^^ " " f*'1 facto law is one which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it !* гч PUttisll*ble when it was committed. Such a law may inflict penalties on the '"' "* ature •...
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Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 7

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...grant l>y the state viať an ex post facto law. 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. Such a law may inflict penalties on the person, or may inflict pecuniary penalties...
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Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 6

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...was then required. In Fletcher v. Peck, Mr. Chief Justice Marshall defined an ex post facto law to be one " which renders an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when it was committed." "Such a law," said that eminent judge, "may inflict penalties on the person, or...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 35

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...within the meaning of that term; and in Fletcher v. Peck, 6 Cranch, 138, Chief Judge Marshall said that "an ex post facto law is one which renders an act...manner In which it was not punishable when committed." See, also. Anderson v. Baker, 23 Md. 531, and Beard v. State, 74 Md. 132, 21 Atl. 700. It is contended...
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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1887 - 841 pages
...in order to conviction. These three classes may be reduced to one ; namelv, all laws which make au act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. But the court did not consider any law ex post fado within the prohibition which mollified the rigor...
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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
...manifestly unjust and oppressive, 3 Dalla, 390-1." And in a late case, Chief Justice Marshall says: "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." Fletcher vs. Peck, 6 Crunch, 13S. " This definition," says Chancellor Kent, " is...
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American constitutional law, Volume 2

John Innes Clark Hare - Law - 1888
...lives and fortunes of individuals was especially restrained. An ex post facto law was one rendering an act punishable in a manner in which it was not punishable when committed. Such a law might inflict penalties on the person, or might inflict pecuniary penalties to swell the public treasury....
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