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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Justices unlikely to upset double jeopardy rule

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court arguments in a closely watched case on double jeopardy (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The Supreme Court seems likely to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. Several justices are saying in arguments Thursday that they are reluctant … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Justices unlikely to upset double jeopardy rule