ex post facto


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ex post facto

(eks pōst fak′tō) [L., from (what was) done afterwards]
After the fact; retrospectively.
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Although ex post facto laws and retrospective laws are similar concepts, the distinction can have an important impact on any given case in Missouri because the state constitution's ban on retrospectively operational laws applies only to civil--and not criminal--laws.
20) Trosclair maintained that his case fit into the third category of prohibited application of ex post facto laws, and thus his new sentence of lifetime supervision violated both the United States and Louisiana Constitutions because the amended statute inflicted a greater and more burdensome post-conviction punishment upon him than the statute did at the time he was convicted.
11) He also maintained that use of the 2008 Guidelines violated the Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution.
An ex post facto law is one that applies retroactively.
Firstly, those who fail to receive approval for over-ownership of shares from FSC beforehand can exceptionally get the ex post facto approval when their conditions conform to one of these five cases; repayment of actual goods after liquidation of private equity funds (PEF); debt swap under the Act on Restoration of Debtor and Liquidation; debt swap under the financial institution agreements to encourage corporate restructuring; acquirement by securities firms issuing equity-linked securities (ELS) with the intension of risk aversion; and/or acquirement by private sector social overhead capitals (SOC) or property-investing firms.
Another problem is that, if interceptor missiles are fired, the government does not have to get ex post facto approval from the Diet; it only has to report the fact to the Diet.
This Note argues that the Supreme Court's decision was incorrect and that section 803(g) does not violate the Ex Post Facto Clause.
The Court, in a 5-4 decision, with Justice Stephen Breyer writing for the majority, held that the legislation was an impermissible ex post facto law.
One example: Article 1, Section 9 of the Constitution states, "No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.
Paul Kellogg argued that making him submit a sample--he did so under protest just after being paroled--violated his ex post facto protections under the U.
After I responded in my Boston Globe column, Alterman claimed that the listing was "based on [his] overall impression of [my] columns" and was, in any case, supposedly vindicated ex post facto by the views expressed in my response.
I quote from Sir Ivor Jennings' The Law and the Constitution (fifth edition): 'Thus Parliament may remodel the British Constitution, prolong its own life, legislate ex post facto, legalise illegalities, provide for individual cases, interfere with contracts and authorise the seizure of property, give dictatorial powers to the Government, dissolve the United Kingdom or the British Commonwealth, introduce communism or socialism or individualism or fascism, entirely without legal restriction.