Decisions change double jeopardy analysis, create questions

Recent Indiana Supreme Court decisions changed the tests to prove claims of double jeopardy. Lawyers say it will take time to know the true impact of these rulings, which the Court of Appeals has already applied in  multiple decisions, and there’s a likelihood the Legislature could get involved in response to the decisions.

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14-year sentence affirmed for man who killed 2 in high-speed crash

A man must serve a 14-year sentence for driving his SUV through a red light at 89 mph and killing two women whose car he slammed into in a Speedway intersection, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday. The decision also further chipped away at 1999 caselaw partially overturned this year that had stood as double jeopardy jurisprudence.

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