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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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Drug Warriors and Their Prey: From Police Power to Police State

Richard Lawrence Miller - Political Science - 1996 - 255 pages
...penalty was forbidden. In 1798 the US Supreme Court's classic definition of ex post facto included "every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed" and "every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment, than the law annexed...
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Criminal Law

David C. Brody, James R. Acker, Wayne A. Logan - Law - 2001 - 652 pages
...summarized his understanding of what fell "within the words and the intent of the prohibition": "1 st. 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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Prohibited Government Acts: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Jack Stark - Law - 2002 - 173 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. 2nd. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed. 3rd. Every...
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Learning Criminal Law as Advocacy Argument: Complete with Exam Problems ...

John Delaney - Criminal law - 2004 - 445 pages
...over two centuries ago in Calder v. Bull, 3 US (3 Dall.) 386, 390, 1 L.Ed. 648, 650 (1798): [First] every law that makes an action done before the passing...innocent when done, criminal; and punishes such action. [Second] , every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than what it was, when committed....
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Summaries of Leading Cases on the Constitution

Joseph Francis Menez, John R. Vile - Law - 2004 - 627 pages
...laws as contained in Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution as: 1 . Every law that makes criminal an action done before the passing of the law and which was innocent when done, and punishes such an action. 2. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was,...
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General Principles of Criminal Law

Jerome Hall - Law - 2010 - 642 pages
...v. Bull30 which held four types of penal enactment violative of the ex post facto provision : "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 Maryland State Constitution: A Reference Guide

Dan Friedman - Law - 2006 - 399 pages
...that falls within the four categories established by Justice Samuel Chase in Culiler v. Bull: 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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Limits on States: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

James M. McGoldrick - Law - 2005 - 134 pages
...believed that the change was specifically contrary to the second category in Calder v. Bull, preventing "every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed." It listed one example of this as indicting "punishments, where the party was not, by law, liable to...
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Contemporary Criminal Law: Concepts, Cases, and Controversies

Matthew Lippman - Education - 2006 - 650 pages
...Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase in Colder v. Bull listed four categories of ex post facto laws.7 "Every law that makes an action, done before the passing of the law, and was innocent when done, criminal; and punishes such action." "Every law that aggravates a crime, or...
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