Double Jeopardy if Cases in Federal and State Court?

The answer to the question posed in the title is no, but to understand why this is so, one should understand the doctrine of dual sovereignty and the precise definition of double jeopardy. The following summary of a federal and state court case for distinctly different crimes exemplifies why double jeopardy claims often fail in this situation. To read more about these two cases, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/double-jeopardy-if-cases-in-federal-and-state-court-it-is-rare-b.html

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