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" Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence and receives less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offense, in order to convict the offender. "
Reports of Cases at Law Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North ... - Page 81
by North Carolina. Supreme Court, Samuel Field Phillips - 1868 - 646 pages
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Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Several Courts of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander James Dallas - Law reports, digests, etc - 1799
...punißiiteut, and inflicts a greater pvnljhment, than the law annexed to the crime, when comn-.ittcd. 4th. Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence, and receives lefs, ur different, ttilimony, than the law recjuired at the time of UK- commiflion of the oftcncc....
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1832
...law annexed to the crime when committed ; or which altered the legal rules of evidence, and received less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender.' The Supreme Court conclnded, that the law or resolution...
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A Digest of the Statute Laws of Kentucky, of a Public and ..., Volume 1

Kentucky, Charles Slaughter Morehead, Mason Brown - Law - 1834 - 1648 pages
...that changes the punishment and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4th. Every law that alters the legal rules...the law required at the time of the commission of the offence in order to convict the offender. — Ibid. Per Chase J. Hut see the case of Dath v. Van...
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A Brief Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

James Asheton Bayard - 1834 - 178 pages
...; or inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed ; or alters the rules of evidence, and receives less, or different...the law required at the time of the commission of the offence ; in short, any law which renders an act punishable, in a manner in which it was not punishable,...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Elliot - United States - 1836
...that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed ; 4th, every law that alters the legal rules...the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender. Per CHASE, J. Ibid. Hi. If any act of Congress, or of...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 3

Indiana. Supreme Court, Isaac Newton Blackford - Law reports, digests, etc - 1836
...annexed to the crime when it was committed; or which altered the legal rules of evidence, and received less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender; and that the resolution granting the new trial, was...
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The Writings of John Marshall: Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...that changes the punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4th. Every law that alters the legal rules...the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender. All these, and similar laws, are manifestly unjust and...
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A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections, Volume 9

Matthew Bacon, Sir Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd - Law - 1846
...the law annexed to the crime when committed ; or, 4, alter the legal rules of evidence, and receive less or different testimony than the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender No law that mollifies the rigour of the criminal law...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 16

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1855
...changes the pun* iihment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime, when committed. 4th. Every law that alters the legal rules...the law required, at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender. All these, and similar laws, are prohibited by the Constitution....
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...the punishment and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4. Every law that alters the legal rules of evidence,...the law required at the time of the commission of the offence, in order to convict the offender. § 232. It is true, Mr. Justice Johnson, in a note to...
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