TITLE

What is double jeopardy?

AUTHOR(S)
Stewart, David O.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Sep93, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses various aspects concerning the issue of jeopardy in the administration of criminal justice. Case studies; Decisions of the United States Supreme Court concerning the double jeopardy cases; Definition of jeopardy; Criminal contempt; Differing views of Supreme Court Justices concerning jeopardy and criminal contempt. INSET: Wordplay, by D.O.S..
ACCESSION #
9501110391

 

Related Articles

  • Advantage Government: Is it easier for the government to win in the Supreme Court? Stewart, David O. // ABA Journal;Jul92, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p46 

    Discusses criminal lawyers' argument that the U.S. Supreme Court tends to rule in favor of the government against criminal defendants. U.S. Supreme Court's rulings in the 1992 cases 'United States v. Williams' and 'U.S. Department of Energy v. Ohio'; U.S. Supreme Court's usual practice of not...

  • Court to consider dual actions.  // Business Insurance;04/21/97, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p2 

    Declares that the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether individuals fined by a federal agency can face criminal prosecution for the same offense, with reference to the case of Hudson versus United States, which questions the Constitution's prohibition of double jeopardy. ...

  • CRIMINAL LAW-Merger of Sentences: The Legislature Says You Can't Hang 'Em Twice; Najera v. State, 214 P.3d 990 (Wyo. 2009). Obrecht, Alexander K. // Wyoming Law Review;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p141 

    The article discusses the aspects of Double Jeopardy Clause held by the U.S. Supreme Court which enables freedom to the convict from successive prosecution and multiple punishments for the same offense. It focuses on the freedom from multiple punishments, specifically post-conviction merger of...

  • Supreme Court Report. Young, Rowland L. // American Bar Association Journal;Jan1978, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p114 

    Reports on several cases tackled in the U.S. Supreme Court in January 1978. Police meal allowance taxation; Death sentence for rape; Double jeopardy in two narcotics trials.

  • THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF REINDICTING SUCCESSFUL PLEA-BARGAIN APPELLANTS ON THE ORIGINAL, HIGHER CHARGES.  // California Law Review;Jan1974, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p258 

    Appraises the constitutionality of permitting reprosecution of successful plea-bargain appellants on the original, higher charges in the United States. Constitutional principles of due process, double jeopardy, and equal protection; Judicial vindictiveness; Aspects of the case 'North Carolina...

  • Multiplicity and lesser-included offenses. Young III, James A. // Air Force Law Review;1996, Vol. 39, p159 

    Presents several cases concerning the military multiplicity doctrine, a legal doctrine in the military justice system rooted to the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Includes the case of `United States v. Teters'; Case of `United States v....

  • A Second Look at Double Jeopardy: Hudson v. United States. Weikart, John R. // American Journal of Criminal Law;Summer98, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p631 

    Looks at the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the double jeopardy case Hudson versus the U.S. Provisions of the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution; Overview of the Supreme Court cases U.S. versus Halper and Hudson versus U.S.; Multi-factor test laid out by the Court to inquire...

  • Supreme Court Elections: How Much They Have Changed, Why They Changed, and What Difference It Makes. Baum, Lawrence // Law & Social Inquiry;Summer2017, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p900 

    This essay draws on four recent studies of elections to state supreme courts in the United States to probe widely perceived changes in the scale and content of electoral campaigns for seats on state supreme courts.

  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District.  // Supreme Court Cases: The Dynamic Court (1930-1999);1999, pN.PAG 

    Presents the case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District argued before the United States Supreme Court. Opening statements; Decision of the Court; Comments by the judges.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics