Double Jeopardy in a Sentence ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Double Jeopardy

a constitutional clause that makes it illegal for charge/retry someone for the same crime they were already prosecuted for

Examples of Double Jeopardy in a sentence

Even though OJ wrote a book about committing murder, it would be double jeopardy to try him again after his acquittal. ๐Ÿ”Š

The U.S. constitution holds that double jeopardy, or recharging someone with the same crime theyโ€™ve already been tried for, is illegal.  ๐Ÿ”Š

The judge stated that double jeopardy came into play and refused to allow a new trial for the woman who was already found not guilty. ๐Ÿ”Š

Even though she later admitted to the robbery, double jeopardy laws stopped Glenda from being taken to jail again.  ๐Ÿ”Š

The attorney argued that his client faced double jeopardy when he was tried for the same crime twice.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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