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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_of_attainder

A bill of attainder is an act of a legislature declaring a person or group of persons guilty of some ... The word "attainder", meaning "taintedness", is part of English common law. Under English law, a criminal condemned for a serious crime, ...

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Bill of attainder definition, an act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or felony without trial. See more.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution-conan/article-1/section-9/clause-3/bills-of-attainder

“Bills of attainder . . . are such special acts of the legislature, as inflict capital ... materials with the GSA did not inflict punishment within the meaning of the clause .

https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/rediscovering-the-ancient-bill-of-attainder

May 24, 2019 ... The Court has been examining bills of attainder since 1810 and the time of Chief Justice John Marshall to define how these kinds of legislation ...

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When a government convicts someone to death without holding a trial first, it's done with a law known as a bill of attainder. This kind of legislation is not allowed  ...

https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/bill+of+attainder

BILL OF ATTAINDER, legislation, punishment. An act of the legislature by which one or more persons are declared to be attainted, and their property confiscated. 2 ...

http://www.techlawjournal.com/glossary/legal/attainder.htm

Definition: A legislative act that singles out an individual or group for punishment without a trial. The Constitution of the United States, Article I, Section 9, paragraph ...

https://www.yourdictionary.com/bill-of-attainder

bill of attainder definition: a legislative enactment by which a person, without benefit of a trial, is pronounced guilty of a crime, orig. a capital crime, esp. treason : ...

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bill%20of%20attainder

Bill of attainder definition is - a legislative act that imposes punishment without a trial.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/attainder

The offenses charged in such bills were usually characterized as treason but did not have to satisfy established legal definitions of that or any other crime. Thus, ...