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EX POST FACTO

Sentencing a criminal defendant under later guidelines that provide for a higher sentence than those in effect at the time the crimes were committed violates the Ex Post Facto Clause. See “Harsher sentencing guidelines violate Ex Post Facto Clause” U.S. Supreme Court. Peugh v. U.S., No. 12-62. June 10, 2013. Lawyers USA No. 993-3467.