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Double Jeopardy is Not Implicated by Pre-Trial Bond Detention

The Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution (applied to the States through the Fourteenth Amendment) protects against being charged or punished twice for a single offense. In criminal cases, questions sometimes arise as to whether a particular criminal charge or procedure violates double jeopardy protection. In the recent Tennessee

Post-Conviction Relief is Not Available for Expunged Charges

In Tennessee, a person who has pled guilty to a crime may seek post-conviction relief from that judgment of conviction, within one year of the judgment becoming final. In the recent case of Rodriguez v. State, M2011-01485-CCA-R3-PC (Tenn.Crim.App. 1-7-2013), the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals considered whether the guilty plea must result in an actual conviction before

Evidence of a Prior Consistent Statement is Sometimes Admissible

In a criminal trial, testimonial evidence from witnesses is presented by the witness’ live testimony at trial, subject to cross-examination by the opposing party. Generally, a prior (out of court) statement of a witness consistent with the witness testimony is not admissible to bolster the credibility of the testimony. There are exceptions to this rule

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Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer | DUI Law Firm | TN

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