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I got a 3rd off DUI, but the judge let me go through drug
I got a 3rd off DUI, but the judge let me go through drug court and he said if I completed the program that the charge can be dropped to a 1st DUI. Now I heard that the state can pick this up...If the judge already told me then why would this happen? And how?
After trial concluded on 4/6/16 and judge accepted jury
After trial concluded on 4/6/16 and judge accepted jury verdict and conviction recorded n put in CJIS is retrial barred and/or is this a double jeopardy issue now. Can his issue based on an inconsistent verdict only bear is of d by Appellate a court?
Double Jeopardy: I entered a guilty plea to a felony crime
Double Jeopardy:I entered a guilty plea to a felony crime approximately 5 years ago in the state of VA. I did not have to serve jail time but I was put on the Sex Of. Reg. and put on probation for 10 years. If I could prove that the prosecutor did not disclose valuable information at the time of the negotiations between my attorney and her, information that would've changed my plea, a very tall order I know, would the plea agreement just be vacated and they could try me before a jury or would that be double jeopardy. I want the whole case thrown out based on the possible misconduct (of course I would :-). What are you thoughts about whether I could still be charged for the same crime? Thanks.
Would the failure of a well experienced Public Defender to
Would the failure of a well experienced Public Defender to refuse to bring strong evidence to the Jury which favored the accused in a crimminal case, evidence that strongly conflicted with the prosecutions motive for the crime be grounds for a mistrial.If so, would the "Double Jeopardy" law be valid for the accused?
I have a Missouri felony DWI conviction that I have
I have a Missouri felony DWI conviction that I have completed probation on and got a misdemeanor DWI in North Dakota was told Missouri probably wasn't going to find out but they did now they are trying to revoke my license for 10 years in Missouri what are the chances of getting that appealed
False accusations of Domestic Violence were brought againstView more criminal law questions
False accusations of Domestic Violence were brought against me and not only did the judgment go in my favor, but she was caught lying under oath about there ever being any Domestic Violence in the first place.I am planning on taking her to court for Defamation of Character as she is still telling everybody that I am guilty of Domestic Violence.Since the first trial was fraudulent, does that mean that I was never actually in jeopardy, therefore making it possible to be tried again on the same charges, bypassing the normal double jeopardy rules?