EX POST FACTO (EX POST FAC TOH)

What is EX POST FACTO (EX POST FAC TOH)?

EX POST FACTO (EX POST FAC TOH) is one of legal terms that means After the fact. E.g., ex post facto laws permit conviction and punishment for a lawful act performed before law was changed and act was made illegal. The U.S. Constitution prohibits these.

 

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