Double Jeopardy Clause To The Fifth Amendment

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The textbook defines the Double Jeopardy Clause as: “A clause to the fifth amendment to the U.S. Constitution that protects persons from being tried for the same crime twice”. When this definition is applied to the plot of the movie Double Jeopardy I believe that Libby, the main character, would be protected by this clause. Libby was already found guilty of her husband’s murder even though she was set up. So when she is let out on parole years later and sets out to find him she is protected under this clause. The main idea is what protects her, she has already been found guilty for the murder of her husband so she can commit the murder without being tried for it. She served her jail time in prison for a crime she had not yet committed and then

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