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Double Jeopardy In The United States

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1. A is the answer. This is because there is no way to determine when and where the crime occurred meaning every state has jurisdiction over the crime. Double jeopardy would be invalid because of the dual sovereignty. The suspect is being tried for the crime in two different jurisdictions. It would be a different story if the suspect was tried for the same crime in the same district. Answer B would be invalid because the crime would have to be investigated somewhere meaning charges would be filed by one of the states. Answer D is slightly valid because New York would probably take the lead on the investigation since the body was found there. But, they would not be the only ones that could file charges.
2. The passenger committed four robberies
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