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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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Handbook of American Constitutional Law

Henry Campbell Black - Constitutional law - 1897 - 716 pages
...technical one, and applies only to penal and criminal proceedings. An ex post facto law is one (a) Which makes an action done before the passing of the law,...innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action, or (b) Which aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed, or (c) Which changes...
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The Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of New York: With ...

New York (State), William Henry Silvernail - Criminal law - 1897 - 1130 pages
...People v. Hayes, 56 St. Rep. 456 ; 140 NY 484 ; aff'g 54 St Rep. 184; 26 NY Supp. 194. A law which aggravates a crime or makes it greater than it was when committed, or one which changes the punishment or inflicts > a greater punishment than the law annexed to the...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...cases to which the constitutional provision would be applicable. That classification was as follows : " 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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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 170

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...cases to which the constitutional provision would be applicable. That classification was as follows : " 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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Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying ..., Part 1

United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1898
...state what laws I consider ex post facto laws within the words and 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; third, every...
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Cases on American Constitutional Law

Lawrence Boyd Evans - Constitutional law - 1898 - 678 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. 2d. Every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed. 3d. Every law...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

1898
...state what laws I consider ex post facto laws within the words and intent of the prohibition: First, every law that makes an action done before the passing...which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes snoh action: second, every law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was when committed:...
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Notes on the united states reports, Volume 1

1899
...But this definition is also open to criticism. lt is in order to take up group (1), which comprises: (1) Every law that makes an action done before the...was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action.—lt had previously been observed with reference to certain English ex post facto laws that...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 378

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1965
...Aft. I, 10, of the Constitution forbids. An ex post facto law has been defined by this Court as one "that makes an action done before the passing of the...innocent when done, criminal; and punishes such action," or "that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed." Colder v. Bull, 3 Dall....
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Reports of Cases Determined in the District Courts of Appeal of ..., Volume 33

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2. Every law that aggravates the crime or makes it greater than it was when committed....punishment and inflicts a greater punishment than was annexed to the crime when committed. 4. Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence, and...
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