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  • Coffey, Gerard (2005)
    The practical effect of the common law principle against double jeopardy is the proscription against retrials for the same criminal offence following an acquittal or conviction.2 Pleading double jeopardy3 is not to be ...
  • Coffey, Gerard (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland, Ltd, 2016)
    Protection against retrials for the same criminal offence is a fundamental principle of criminal justice and procedure in legal systems concerned with securing due process of law. The ancient common law prohibition on ...