Definition of 'double jeopardy'
Example sentences containing 'double jeopardy'
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He cannot be tried in Britain because of double jeopardy laws.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That case can now be reopened thanks to a revamp of double jeopardy laws, which previously barred cleared suspects from being tried again.The Sun (2008)
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