Article 1, Section 9, Clause 3

Document 3

Delaware Declaration of Rights and Fundamental Rules

11 Sept. 1776

11. That retrospective Laws, punishing Offenses committed before the Existence of such Laws, are oppressive and unjust and ought not to be made.

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Volume 3, Article 1, Section 9, Clause 3, Document 3
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