former jeopardy

noun

Legal Definition of former jeopardy

1 : a common-law plea in bar of autrefois acquit or autrefois convict

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“Former jeopardy.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/former%20jeopardy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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