double jeopardy


Double-Jeopardy Claim Rejected In 2010 Murder Case

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2013

Detroit Fire Case Gets Hearing In US Supreme Court

At 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012