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Praised be the Double Jeopardy weapon

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No person shall "be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb." U.S. Const. Amend. V.

In 2002, then public defender lawyer Nancy Forster and I won a joint Maryland landmark double jeopardy victory in Taylor, et al., v. Maryland. Full details are here.

Today, the United States Supreme Court made as clear as day that even if a judge orders an acquittal based on a mistaken view of the law, double jeopardy protections prevents a retrial. Evans v. Michigan, __ U.S. ___ (Feb. 20, 2013). Nice.