U.S. Constitution - Article I: The Legislative Branch - Section 9 [Limits on Legislative Powers]


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Article I: The Legislative Branch
Section 9

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Clause 2

The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.

Clause 3

No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.

Clause 7

No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.

 


 


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