Thursday, August 29, 2013

What is Double Jeopardy and Does it Apply to Breach of Contract?

The law known as double jeopardy stops the government from convicting a defendant more than once for the same of a similar charge. Double jeopardy protects a person from successive punishment for the same type of offense. The double jeopardy law only protects a person under certain charges. These charges only include claims that do not put someone in jeopardy.


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