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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at 1650; Adler, supra note 17, at 1193-94 (explaining that the framers included the Ex Post Facto Clause to "uphold the separation of powers by preventing improper legislative interference in the judicial process").
The district court entered judgment for the state, finding that the probationer had no right to travel interstate, and the policy did not violate equal protection nor result in an Ex Post Facto violation.
The court found that unconditional habeas corpus relief was the appropriate remedy for the parole board's willful failure to comply with the court's mandate not to consider factors found to be in violation of ex post facto prohibitions.
A federal prisoner who was forced to provide a DNA sample under the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000, sought declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging that the Act violated his rights under the ex post facto clause and under the Fourth and Fifth Amendments.
A state prisoner filed a federal habeas corpus petition, alleging that application of a change in parole regulations removed his right to restoration of lost good time, in violation of the ex post facto clause.
Former Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te earlier said that sending the heinous crime convicts back to prison would mean "a retroactive application of the law in a prejudicial manner, which is prohibited by the Constitution as an ex post facto application of the law.
Neither is her defense of ex post facto law viable, because she was charged with a 'republication' that happened when the Cybercrime Law was already in effect.
21 upheld the sentence of life with a chance of parole for a man who claimed his punishment for first-degree murder committed when he was a juvenile violated the ex post facto clause of the state constitution.
Hence, ex post facto extension for equity injection and repayment of the loan from September 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017 was required.
Amendments to a state statute extending the duration of sex offender registration do not violate the ex post facto clauses of the United States and Rhode Island constitutions.<br />Writing on behalf of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, Justice Francis X.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Germany on Security Cooperation.
However, societal disdain toward sex offenders, and the resulting social stigma, remains the driving force behind newly enacted and amended statutes that apply harsh regulations to sex offenders--statutes that sometimes even impose retroactive application, which violates the sex offenders' constitutional rights under the Ex Post Facto Clause.