The History Behind Double Jeopardy and The Fifth Amendment

By |2014-11-27T09:00:16-05:00November 27th, 2014|Brownsville TX Defense Lawyer, Uncategorized|

The U.S. Constitution provides an outline of the rights of American citizens that includes how they may be accused, charged, and convicted of crimes - and punished if convicted. Within the Fifth Amendment is a clause called the “Double Jeopardy [...]