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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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Pardon of Richard M. Nixon, and Related Matters: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice - Watergate Affair, 1972-1974 - 1975 - 271 pages
...laws which come within the meaning of that clause of the Constitution into four classes : 1st. Evary law that makes an action done before the passing of...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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Pardon of Richard M. Nixon, and Related Matters: Hearings Before the ...

1975 - 271 pages
...divides all laws which come within the meaning of that clause of theConstitution into four classes : 1st. Every law that makes an action done before the passing of the low, andl which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such action. 2d. Every law that aggravates...
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Uniform Law Commissioners' Model Sentencing and Corrections Act

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws - Convicts - 1979 - 447 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 annexted...
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Drug Agents' Guide to Forfeiture of Assets

United States. Drug Enforcement Administration, Harry L. Myers, Joseph P. Brzostowski - Drug enforcement agents - 1981 - 380 pages
...appears in Calder v. Bull, 3 US (3 Dall) 386, a United States Supreme Court case decided in 1798: "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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Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 3

Idaho. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...Garland, 4 Wall. 333; Drehman v. Stifle, 8 Wall. 595.) Any law that makes an act done before the passage of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal, and punishes such act, is ex post facto, and void. (Calder v. Bull, 3 Ball. 386; Kring v. State of Missouri, 107 U. S....
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Legal Mechanisms to Combat Terrorism: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism - International crimes - 1986 - 332 pages
...contractual rights. According to the Calder court, the ex post facto prohibition was intended to govern *[e]very law that makes an action done before the...innocent when done, criminal) and punishes such action; ... [ejvery law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed; [ejvery law...
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Legal Mechanisms to Combat Terrorism: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism - International crimes - 1986 - 332 pages
...rights. According to the Calder court, the ex post facto prohibition was intended to govern "[a] very law that makes an action done before the passing of...innocent when done, criminal; and punishes such action; . . . [e]very law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed ; '. T ....
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Legal Mechanisms to Combat Terrorism: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism - International crimes - 1986 - 332 pages
...the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal) and punishes such action; . . . [e]very law that aggravates a crime, or makes it greater than it was, when committed; [e] very law that alters the legal rules of evidence , when ' that al committed; . . . [e]very law...
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International Law Reports, Volume 91

E. Lauterpacht, C. J. Greenwood - 1993 - 758 pages
...facto laws. He concluded, at 390, that it proscribed four types of laws. They were: (i) laws that make an action done before the passing of the law, and which was innocent when done, criminal; and punish such action; (ii) laws that aggravate a crime, or make it greater than it was, when committed;...
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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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