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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • No attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.
  • Sunday's term was bill of attainder, which is defined as:
  • When Congress singles out someone or a group to penalize, it is a bill of attainder, which is as unconstitutional as you can get.
  • "I'm not surprised," said Drumcarro; "one of the old Douglas family before the attainder was as good as any one of their new-fangled dukes." for more
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