WASHINGTON | The Latest: Justices unlikely to upset double jeopardy rule

6Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court arguments in a closely watched case on double jeopardy (all times local):

11:35 a.m.
The Supreme Court seems likely to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.

Several justices are saying in arguments Thursday that they are reluctant to upset the long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution’s ban on trying someone twice for the same offense.

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