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attainder, bill of

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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130 words

A bill of attainder is a law that punishes a person without permitting him a trial or fair hearing in ...

Attainder, Bills Of

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Edgar Bodenheimer

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
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705 words

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the British Parliament often employed enactments called bills of attainder to inflict the death ...

attainder

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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89 words

A person condemned to death or outlawry for treason or felony forfeited both his real and personal estate and, by ...

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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87 words
A person condemned to death or outlawry for treason or felony forfeited both his real and personal estate and, by ‘corruption of blood’, his right to inherit or transmit property. ... More

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