Double jeopardy prevents a person from being charged twice for the same crime. For example, if a person is found not guilty and then new evidence is found, they cannot be charged again for that crime, or have another trial.
It protects a person for being tried twice for the same crime.
to be free the right to speak to live to be happy
Amendment 1Protects:freedom of religionfreedom of speechfreedom of the pressright to assemble (gather in a group to protest)right to petition (tell the government if it is doing something wrong)Amendment 2Protects the right to bear arms (keep guns for protection)Amendment 3Protects the owner of a house from having to let soldiers spend the night for freeAmendment 4Protects people from unreasonable searches and seizuresAmendment 5Protects people from:double jeopardy (being tried in court twice for the same crime)having to witness against themselves ("taking the fifth")losing life, liberty, or property without a legal action, such as a trialbeing punished for a capital (serious) crime without being charged by a Grand JuryAmendment 6Protects:right to a speedy and public trialright to know what crime he/she is charged withright to have help from a lawyerright to see the witnesses against him/herAmendment 7Protects the right to a trial with a juryAmendment 8Protects from cruel or unusual punishmentAmendment 9Says that the people also get rights not listed in the ConstitutionAmendment 10Says that any rights that are not given to the national government are given to the states and people
The use of the words "imposition of" indicate that the questioner perhaps is thinking about the Eighth Amendment rather than the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution. The Eighth Amendment specifically prohibits the imposition of excessive fines. The full wording of the Eighth Amendment is: " Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." The Fifth Amendments has prohibitions against other types of potential governmental abuses, but does not use the words "imposition of". The text of the Fifth Amend and its protections are as follows: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on 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 offense 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.
the 5th admendment
THE AMENDMENT IS #5 "NOR SHALL ANY PERSON BE SUBJECT FOR THE SAME OFFENCE TO BE TWICE PUT IN JEOPARDY"The Fifth Amendment protects the accused from being tried again for the same crime in the same court. The Fifth Amendment guarantees several rights to the accused.
The 5th Amendment says you can't be tried twice for the same crime. It is referred to as "double jeapordy."
It is the 5th amendment which states that a person cannot be tried twice for the same crime. It is referred to as double jeopardy.
the 8th amendment
The 5th amendment
The fifth amendment states that it is illegal to practice double jeopardy, which is being triedd for the same crime twice.
Double Jeopardy being tried for the same crime twice. It is prohibited in the Bill of Rights, 8th amendment.
The 5th Amendment - prohibits double jeapordy.