- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Law/Derecho] [ segundo procesamiento por el mismo delito ]More example sentences
- In the United States, where defendants are protected against double jeopardy, his acquittal would have ensured that he went free.
- But he can't be tried at home for the same offence - the so-called double jeopardy law.
- Thus it appears that, allowing for the element of double jeopardy, sentences in the range between 5 and 7 years would have been considered to be the proper tariff sentences after a trial.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.