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Double jeopardy is discussed in the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Fifth Amendment - the Rights of Persons states that: "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation."

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Q: In which amendment is the concept of double jeopardy mentioned?
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What amendment is double jeopardy with?

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