double jeopardy

Double-Jeopardy Claim Rejected In 2010 Murder CaseA judge has rejected a defense lawyer's double-jeopardy claim and has sentenced a Flint man to life in prison without parole for the robbery-slayings of a 15-year-old girl and a 27-year-old marijuana dealer.
Detroit Fire Case Gets Hearing In US Supreme CourtAt a hearing in Washington, the justices appeared inclined to rule that criminal defendants like Lamar Evans can't be retried, even if the acquittal is based on legal errors.