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The Bill of Rights includes the Fifth Amendment which includes the double jeopardy clause. The Bill of Rights was brought into effect in 1791.

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How is the Three Strikes Law regarding repeat felony offenders not a violation of the Double Jeopardy Clause?

The Three Strikes Law enhances penalties for repeat offenders based on the number of prior convictions, not on the same offense. Double Jeopardy applies to being tried twice for the same offense, while the Three Strikes Law applies to repeat offenses, thus not violating the Double Jeopardy Clause.

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When was Double Jeopardy released?

Double Jeopardy was released on 09/24/1999.

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The Production Budget for Double Jeopardy was $40,000,000.

What is an adjective for double jeopardy?

It is a rule of law both just and efficient.

Double jeopardy law what are the pros vs cons?

Pros; some pros in the double jeopardy rule are that they have more time to gather up more evidence to introduce to the Jury and the Judge. Cons; Some cons in the double jeopardy rule are that if they dont gather all of the evidence the person is tried and found not guilt because all the evidence was not collected.

Do you receive the same judge in double jeopardy?

(in the US) Double Jeopardy is prohibited by the US Constitution.

How much money did Double Jeopardy gross worldwide?

Double Jeopardy grossed $177,835,231 worldwide.

What amendment is double jeopardy with?

The 5th Amendment protects against double jeopardy and self-incrimination

What is double jeopardy without judges interpretation?

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'What 1999 film starred Tommy Lee Jones and Ashley Judd'?

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