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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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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 16

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1855
...Constitution, extends to criminal and not to civil cases. And under this head, h included — 1st. Every law that makes an action, done before the passing of the law, and which was t'n nocent, when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates a crime...
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Reports of Cases at Law Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 4

North Carolina. Supreme Court, Hamilton Chamberlain Jones - Law reports, digests, etc - 1857
...an ex post facto law, within the State v. Bond. view of the Constitution, to be as follows : " 1st. Every law that makes an action done before the passing...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2nd. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was before it was committed. 3rd....
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1858
...that the words ex post facto laws were technical expressions, and meant every law that made an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when *done, criminal; or which aggravated a crime, *409 and made' it greater than it was when committed ; or which changed...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1860
...al! t_wa impossible that protection should be certainly extended to any.11 law that makes an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, or which aggravates a crime and makes it greater than it was when it was committed, or which changes...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 23

Nathan Howard - Civil procedure - 1862
...more comprehensive definition. He says : " An ex post facto law is : First, any law which makes an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal. Second, any law which aggravates a crime, and makes it greater than when it was committed. Third, any...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1866
...that the words ex post facto laws were technical expressions, and meant every law that made an act done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when * done, criminal ; or which aggravated a crime, and made * 409 it greater than it was when committed ; or which changed...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 71

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
...gave a definition which has heen ever since substantially adopted as the law. He said, it is: " First. Every law that makes an action done before the passing...the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, an<J punishes such action. "Second. Every law that aggravates a crime and makes it greater than it...
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...and intent of the prohibition. 516. " (1.) Every law that makes an action done before the passage of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal,...makes it greater than it was when committed : " (3.) Everj r law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1868 - 720 pages
...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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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Robbins Curtis - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...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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