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DUI Laws – Alexandria Virginia Lawyers

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DUI Laws Defense – Alexandria, Virginia Lawyers

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James v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant appealed his conviction by the Circuit Court of Alexandria (Virginia) of driving under the influence (DUI), second or subsequent offense, in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-266. Following defendant’s appeal de novo to that court under Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-136, the circuit court amended to DUI second offense the warrant on which he was convicted of DUI first offense in a district court..

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • For whatever else the Fifth Amendment guarantee against double jeopardy may embrace, it surely protects a man who has been acquitted from having to run the gauntlet a second time.
  • An exception to the Double Jeopardy Clause may exist where a state is unable to proceed on the more serious charge at the outset because the additional facts necessary to sustain that charge have not occurred or have not been discovered despite the exercise of due diligence.

DUI Laws Defense – Alexandria, Virginia Lawyers

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Article written by A Sris
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