It rejected Ong's argument that he would suffer double jeopardy
because he was already being tried for a separate graft case in the Valenzuela City Regional Trial Court Branch 282.
The Duffy family say the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's failure to secure a double jeopardy
trial in 2016 against Francis Auld was a disgrace.
The consistent application of the double jeopardy
principle in war crimes processing is crucial to preventing serious infringements of the constitutional principles of legal certainty and equality before the law, concluded BiH judges and prosecutors at an OSCE-organized peer-to-peer meeting today in Teslic.
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
Then you get that double jeopardy
where you start to think 'Well, he knows we might do this or do that'.
s double jeopardy
laws prohibit an individual from being tried twice for the same offense, believes Los Angeles attorney Mychal Wilson.
And had it not been for his victim's mum and her incredible battle to change the double jeopardy
law, the evil killer could still be walking our streets.
The United States has remained steadfast in its prohibition of double jeopardy
If the defendant originally had been charged with capital murder only and was acquitted of that crime, then any attempt by the State to retry him on the same charge would run afoul of the Double Jeopardy
Clause of the United States Constitution.
Secondly, and notwithstanding the removal of double jeopardy
which prevents a person of interest being submitted to a second (or subsequent) trial for the same offence, surely the removal of any double jeopardy
rule is bad for justice in the sense that prosecutors realise that, irrespective of the strength of any case, they can prosecute a person of interest again, and again, and again until the judge and/or jury accept a low standard of proof in order to convict an accused person.
But the Chhokar family hope his killers will finally be brought to justice following the Lawrence trial verdict and the scrapping of Scotland's double jeopardy
John Renner Dillon thought he'd got away with the rape of a pensioner in 1982, but advances in DNA profiling and testing, and a change in the double jeopardy
law, has seen him brought to justice - even though his victim has since died and did not live to see her attacker jailed.