TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 29, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Thursday to reconsider its long-standing view that putting someone on trial more than once for the same crime does not violate the Constitution's protection against double jeopardy, NBC News reports. If the Supreme Court overturns the precedent, it could make it more difficult for a state to try someone who is pardoned by the president after federal trial proceedings have begun.