Double Jeopardy

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New York Governor's Office
Erica Brosnan
October 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Gov. Cuomo signed a law that eliminates legal hurdles which could have prevented New York from prosecuting people pardoned by the president for federal crimes.
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United States Supreme Court
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June 17, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a long-standing constitution rule that allows states and federal government to prosecute somebody for the same crime.
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New York State Capitol Buidling
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May 21, 2019 - 2:20 pm
A presidential pardon for federal crimes would not be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under a bill that's expected to pass in Albany Tuesday.
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Donald Trump
Yuri Gripas/Pool/Sipa USA
May 07, 2019 - 7:33 pm
New York lawmakers are looking to make sure they can still prosecute associates of President Donald Trump, even if he hands out pardons.
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United States Supreme Court
Dreamstime
December 07, 2018 - 5:07 pm
The Supreme Court seems likely to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.
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