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From a legal standpoint I think they are both the same, they are apply new legal findings ex post facto.

Suppose you murder someone and then later they decide that murder is no longer illegal and decline to prosecute you. If you had the right connections you could plan for this in advance and never suffer the consequences from doing unlawful things.

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by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Sat Jun 21st, 2008 at 05:04:54 PM EST
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