Supreme Court case to impact double jeopardy protections: Part II

Earlier this week, we began a discussion about a recent U.S. Supreme Court case and its implications for future accused persons. Specifically, the holding in the case affects the protection from double jeopardy for those who are forced to mount a criminal defense. As we wrote in our last post, the case before the Supreme […]

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Supreme Court case to impact double jeopardy protections: Part I

A recent United States Supreme Court case may impact the practical ability of the wider legal system to protect criminally accused individuals from double jeopardy. When an accused person is forced to construct a criminal defense against formal charges, they are constitutionally protected from being re-tried for the same crimes they were originally charged with. […]

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