imprisonment

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Definition

Latin for "from a thing done afterward."

Overview

Ex post facto is most typically used to refer to a criminal statute that punishes actions retroactively, thereby criminalizing conduct that was legal when originally performed. Two...

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Petitioner, Arthur Lomax, is currently a prisoner at Limon Correctional Facility. Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez at 2. Before being incarcerated at the Limon Facility, Lomax was incarcerated at the Centennial Correctional Facility in Colorado. Id. During his...

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Alejandra Tapia was arrested while crossing into California from Mexico after a border officer found her smuggling two illegal aliens in her vehicle’s modified gas tank. See Brief for Petitioner, Alejandra Tapia at 2; Brief of United States Supporting...

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On March 11, 2008, a grand jury indicted Tarahrick Terry with three crimes: (1) being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition in violation of 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(1); (2) possessing with the intent to distribute an unspecified amount of cocaine...