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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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It comes after the Scottish Law Commission held a review into double jeopardy laws.
6851) is used in a more extreme case of jeopardy than a regular jeopardy assessment, such as when the IRS suspects the taxpayer will flee the country In a termination assessment, the taxpayer's tax year is deemed to be terminated and treated as a completed tax year for the purposes of assessing the tax liability A termination assessment applies to the current tax year or the immediately preceding tax year if the tax return's due date has not yet passed.
7) Although rarely applied, the Diaz holding provides an "exception" (8) to constitutional double jeopardy protection where an accused is tried and convicted for a lesser offense, such as assault, and later, after completion of the trial, the original victim dies.
In light of these reports, Parliament began work on a revision to the double jeopardy rule in 2002.
In Carlino's second trial in 2001, the trial judge initially ruled that double jeopardy principles barred retrial on the felony-murder theory but reversed herself the following day.
Because of the double jeopardy law Dunlop could not be retried for the murder.
Jesus, who spends three hours every day training at the Van Nuys Jeopardy program, is one of its brightest success stories.
DPP Ken Macdonald QC said Dunlop's case could be sent to the Court of Appeal, making it the first case under the new double jeopardy law, which for 800 years had stopped a suspect being tried twice for the same crime.
Here I learned of a mineral detail for my day on Jeopardy, that being that the scandium phosphate mineral, pretulite is only the sixth mineral known to contain the element scandium as a principal component.
I always thought the double jeopardy law would change.
If you are delegating training, make very sure that the staff member you assign does not confuse "tricks of the trade" that will build skill in the long run, with shortcuts that put both the worker and the integrity of the job in jeopardy.
THE police will review the failed murder cases of Damilola Taylor and Stephen Lawrence to try to convict the killers if the double jeopardy rule is scrapped, Britain's top policeman said today.