What Is an Ex Post Facto Law and When Can It Matter?

You may have heard about a law that is “ex post facto.”  What does that mean?  Is that Latin or Greek for something?  There is usually a sense of outrage or indignation, as if something is fundamentally unfair and that the government is abusing its power.  To read an article about just what an ex post facto law is and how it can be an issue in today’s world, click on the following link.


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