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Prior Conviction or Acquittal of Reckless Imprudence Bars Subsequent Prosecution for the Same

The accused’s negative constitutional right not to be “twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense” protects him from, among others,   post-conviction prosecution for the same offense, with the prior verdict rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction … Continue reading

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