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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. "
War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States: Military Arrests ... - Page 570
by William Whiting - 1871 - 695 pages
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...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. 3d. Every law that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Constitutional law - 1874 - 283 pages
...11 of attainder. Ex, Pqst Facto Laws. 208. By an ex post facto law is meant a 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 when it was committed ; or which changes the...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - 1874
...bill of attainder. Ex Post Facto Laws. 208. By an ex post facto law is meant a 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 when it was committed ; or which changes the...
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THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE PERIOD OF ...

EDWARD McPHERSON - 1875
...subject is that of Caldei vs. Bull, and it is the case in which the doctrino concerning ex post facto law is most fully expounded. The Court divides all laws...the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment tnan the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4. Every law that alters the rule of evidence, and...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley - Law - 1875
...right of private property." Valder v. Bull, 3 Dallas, 388. An ex poet facto law is thus defined : " 1. Every law that makes an action done before the...aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when comHere it is impossible that the party could foresee that an action, innocent when it was done, should...
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A Practical Treatise on Criminal Law: And Procedure in Criminal Cases ...

Ira M. Moore - Criminal law - 1876 - 821 pages
...United States3 prohibits the passing of an expoxt-facto law. An ex-post-facto law has been said to be: 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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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1876
...matters. Mr. Justice Chase, in Calder r. Bull, 3 Dal. 38(5, has classified (uc post Jacto laws as follows: 1. Every law that makes an action", done before the...passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criiuiniil, and punishes such action. 2. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than...
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Electoral Count of 1877

1877
...what laws I consider ex post facto laws, within the words and the intent of the prohibition. 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 it was when committed. The PKESIDENT....
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ..., Volume 5, Part 4

United States. Congress - Law - 1877
...words and the in tent of the prohibition. First. Every law that makes an action done before the paaaing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal : and punishes such action. Second. Every law that aggravates n crime, or uiukv a it greater than It was when committed. The PRESIDENT....
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Electoral Count of 1877: Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the ...

United States. Electoral Commission (1877) - Presidents - 1877 - 1087 pages
...what laws I consider ex post facto Iaw8, within the words and the intent of the prohibition. First. Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the law, »nd which was innocent when done, criminal; ami punishes such action. S«ond. Every law that aggravates...
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