jeopardy


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exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

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MSPs passed the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act in 2011.
The misunderstandings regarding the Double Jeopardy Clause exist because "[t]he riddle of double jeopardy stands out today as one of the most commonly recognized yet most commonly misunderstood maxims in the law, the passage of time having served in the main to burden it with confusion upon confusion.
As in the United States, (11) the principle of double jeopardy previously provided "absolute" protection for Dunlop.
Prohibitions against double jeopardy, whether based on the Double Jeopardy Clause of the United States Constitution or the right provided by Massachusetts law, prevent the government from subjecting individuals to the hazards of standing trial more than once for the same offense.
Ramsay said: "It's British pig farmers who produce the world's best pork and it's a complete disgrace that their future is in jeopardy.
In England and Wales double jeopardy was changed last year.
But when he was 9, he had a choice: Keep hanging with his homies on the street, getting into fights and raising trouble, or follow his cousins into the LAPD's Jeopardy Program, designed to give at-risk youths an alternative to the gang lifestyle.
A man accused of murdering a mother in 1989 will be the first person in Britain to have his case referred to the Court of Appeal under new double jeopardy laws.
As one of the instructors commented: "I think the Jeopardy game grabbed the students' attention more than just giving them a tour of the library.
The court found that the implementation of the act, which resulted in an additional period of "dead time" incarceration, violated the double jeopardy rights of detainees who had previously served criminal sentences.
Enchanted by this and a myriad of interesting trivia encountered while reading this book, I anxiously await the day when Alex Trebeck (a good Canadian boy who has become "a true American icon" according to the Jeopardy website) and Jeopardy have "GEOLOGY" as a theme and I can say "I'll take Mineral Facts for $200".
In search of a teaching technique that would inspire, I came up with Art Jeopardy.
They campaigned for a change in the law and Ann was thrilled when the Criminal Justice Bill, which included the double jeopardy changes, received Royal Ascent on Friday.
A recent statistic shows for instance, that 65 per cent of job site electrical shock fatalities are caused, not by improper electrical procedures, but by peripheral occurrences such as a crane coming in contact with overhead wire, putting workers on the ground in jeopardy.