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No Double Jeopardy In California DUI Cases

Posted on August 23rd, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Typically in California DUI cases, the state moves against the defendant on two fronts; it launches both a criminal prosecution and an administrative drivers’ license suspension. Both ways, the defendant is punished. “Why am I punished twice?” is a common question. Doesn’t the U.S. Constitution forbid “double jeopardy?” The traditional legal view in California is […]

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