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Latin for "from a thing done afterward."


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...


In December 2005, Jason Mont was convicted for possessing cocaine with intent to distribute and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. United States v. Mont at 1. Mont was sentenced to ten years in prison, with five years of supervised release...