The government just got a new license to screw people over

Discussion in 'Law and Justice System' started by Quantum Windbag, May 26, 2012.

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    This is seriously fracked up. It turns out that, despite what the Constitution clearly says, which is "[N]or shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb," you can actually prosecute someone twice in the exact same court for the exact same crime after the jury announces that they reached a unanimous verdict.

    Simple Justice: Double Jeopardy and the Mulligan Exception

    Congratulations to SCOTUS on screwing us over on another of our rights. Can anyone explain why only the women on the bench got this one right?
     
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    It's just business. Buy some stock in the companies that own the private prisons.
    Gotta love Kaptalizm !
     

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