Ex Post Facto

Walter Lippmann walterlx at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 12 06:08:28 MDT 2003


If the law was on the books before she
went, then it's not a violation of the ex
post facto rule. That only happens if
you pass a rule and punish people for
actions taken before it was passed.

It's a bad rule, but this particular action
may not violate that particular provision.


Walter
----- Original Message -----
From: <bgramlich at runbox.com>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 4:55 PM
Subject: Ex Post Facto


Isn't this a violation of the ex post facto clause
in the constitution? If it is, then isn't Bush breaking
the oath he swore to uphold and defend the Constitution?







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