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Op-Ed: Man sentenced for ‘double jeopardy’ rape

London - On Tuesday, a man was convicted of the 1997 rape of a pensioner after being tried for the same crime for the second time. Today he was sentenced.

Florida court overturns two of Casey Anthony's four convictions

Daytona Beach - While the court rejected the argument that her rights were violated, they did reverse two of the four convictions against her for lying to police on the grounds those convictions constituted double jeopardy.

Op-Ed: Stephen Lawrence — The compounding of an injustice

London - Yesterday, the jury returned verdicts of guilty on both defendants in a murder case that has caused controversy from its very beginning, nearly 19 years ago on a South London street. But has justice been done?

Op-Ed: The Stephen Lawrence murder trial - can justice be done?

London - Two men have gone on trial for a murder committed 18 years ago; anyone familiar with this case can't but help be suspicious of the new forensic evidence that has recently come to light.

Op-Ed: R v Dobson and Norris – the perversion of the rule of law

A lengthy analysis of the revelation that two men are to be tried for the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence including one who has been tried before.

Watson dominates Double Jeopardy, wins conclusion of first match

New York - Whether you've been following the story of IBM's Jeopardy! Challenge for years, months, days or just happened to catch the first episode of Jeopardy! to feature a computer, named Watson, as a contestant.

F.Scott Yeager Hopes Fifth Amendment Clause Will Keep Him Free

F.Scott Yeager is hoping that the Constitution will keep him out of jail. The former Enron Corp. executive is facing the US Supreme Court on Monday to present arguments about the 5th Amendment's double jeopardy clause.

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