Double Jeopardy

Can You Be Charged With The Same Crime at Both The State and Federal Level?

July 11th, 2018|

“Double Jeopardy” is a protected right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Michigan Constitution.  It means you cannot be prosecuted twice for the same crime.  However, the concept of double jeopardy is not well understood. You Are Not Forever Protected Many people believe that