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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Week in Review: Acosta’s Sweetheart Deal Likely to Foreclose Epstein’s SDNY Prosecution

Double-jeopardy rules almost certainly prohibit settling a federal case and then prosecuting it again in federal court.

July 14 2019

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Acosta's Sweetheart Deal Likely to Foreclose Epstein's SDNY Prosecution

Andrew C. McCarthy

Unfortunate as it seems, the plea bargain Jeffrey Epstein signed in 2007 almost certainly prevents him from being prosecuted again for the same crimes. Read More

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