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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. "
A Sketch of the Life and Times and Speeches of Joseph E. Brown - Page 763
by Herbert Fielder - 1883 - 785 pages
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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
...punishment and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4th. 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. — 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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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature of ...

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
...punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed. 4th. 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. 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
...iihment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime, when committed. 4th. 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. 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
...than it was when committed. 3. Every law that changes the punishment and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime when committed....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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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1851
...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 long continued practice from the time of the adoption of the constitution,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 16

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1855
...punishment, and inflicts a greater punishment than the law annexed to the crime, when committed. 4th. 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. All these, and similar laws, are prohibited by the Constitution....
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