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Double jeopardy ruling sends “alarming” message

19 July 2019

Double jeopardy ruling sends “alarming” message Kathleen Hamann (Credit: Pierce Atwood)

Kathleen Hamann at Pierce Atwood and Timothy Malley argue that a recent Supreme Court decision has shown a disquieting disregard for foreign jurisdictions, and could further provoke overseas enforcement agencies to compete against, rather than work with, US authorities.