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10-18-2012, 12:52 PM
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Snotbubbles
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
An ex post facto law is a law. This is a collective bargaining agreement. While it may not be smart or "fair" to punish the teams for contracts made before the rule change, it is not an "ex post facto law" and it is completely legal.
As DrinkFightFlyers said, ex post fact only relates to criminal law, not civil.

EDIT: Also, the Constitution is a rulebook for the Government, not two parties bargaining.

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