nonretroactive

nonretroactive

(ˌnɒnˌrɛtrəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
not retroactive
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The Costs and Benefits of Nonretroactive Legal Change B.
293 (1967) (applying Linkletter in holding the right to counsel in confrontations for identification purposes to be nonretroactive); Tehan v.
Accordingly, any law deserving of the name subscribes to some basic moral and procedural tenets: it should be public, clear, fair, consistent, and nonretroactive, for example.
For example, if avoidance is a remedy, it can be made nonretroactive. The court can declare that, while the statute previously meant X, it will instead mean Y going forward.
at 310 (discussing nonretroactive application of new criminal procedure rules and exceptions).
nonretroactive definitions of criminal sanctions is a patently empty
Even if Padilla were determined to be a new rule and therefore nonretroactive, a state court can still decide to give effect to Padilla in deciding a case on collateral review.
Congressional action is insufficient because it is inflexible, time consuming, and generally nonretroactive. Executive clemency appears more promising due to a flexible and broad nature that allows the president and state governors to pardon or commute sentences at will.
The nonretroactive effect of the remedy in Schachter is important in understanding the effect on the original beneficiaries.
The Vienna Convention postdates the Charter and is nonretroactive in application.
of state law and a weighing of the equities requires nonretroactive