U.S. Supreme Court Declines Expanding 'Double Jeopardy' Protections

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Published on June 17, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Expanding 'Double Jeopardy' Protections

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018.

REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe who potentially may get a presidential pardon.


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