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jeopardy

(1) Danger,hazard,peril.Mortgaged property is said to be in jeopardy because it might be taken by foreclosure.(2) Subjected to the possibility of criminal punishment,including fines.The constitutional protection against double jeopardy has been held to apply to fines,such as might be levied against a company for violation of housing discrimination laws.

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The appellant argues the double jeopardy principles set forth in two cases Green v.
Right out of the gate, Rosado-Cancel encounters a major hurdle: The Supreme Court has consistently held that jeopardy has not attached, and the Double Jeopardy Clause therefore has no application, until a defendant is put to trial.
Based on our review of the factors, we hold that Scott raised a non-frivolous double jeopardy claim that shifted the burden of proof to the government.
original meaning of the Double Jeopardy Clause." (14) Although
In its purest form, double jeopardy only contemplates a situation where the acquittal is made by the highest court.
Calida even urged IBP President Abdiel Fajardo to review his criminal law for issuing a statement that the reopening of the rebellion case constitutes double jeopardy.
Fajardo said the IBP "stand by our opinion that the earlier dismissal of the criminal charges versus Senator Trillanes on the ground of amnesty has long become final and executory, and they may no longer be revived or reopened without violating the constitutional prohibition against double jeopardy."
The Crown Office said: "The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has applied to the High Court for authority under the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011 to set aside the acquittal of Sean Flynn and prosecute him again for the murder of Louise Tiffney in 2002.
Police Scotland said: "Following the Double Jeopardy Act 2011, improved procedures were introduced for the retention of productions for any undetected or unresolved serious crime inquiries.
Defendants used to be protected from facing trial twice for the same offence by the law of double jeopardy - which had stood for 800 years.
Claiming double jeopardy, Reynolds argued he couldn't be tried again for the felonies, and the district attorney's office said the charges were downgraded because of the double jeopardy issue.