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Double Jeopardy

"Double Jeopardy" protections in the U.S. Constitution keep criminal defendants from facing prosecution more than once for the same offense (with a few exceptions). Below you will find information on "Double Jeopardy" protections, eligibility, and more.

Double Jeopardy Protection Basics

State-Specific Information on Double Jeopardy

Eligibility for Double Jeopardy Protection

Next Steps
Contact a qualified criminal lawyer to make sure
your rights are protected.
(e.g., Chicago, IL or 60611)

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