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Armington while robbing a drugstore shot and seriously injur

Armington while robbing a drugstore shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contended that he could not be tried again for the same crimes, as that would constitute double jeopardy, which is prohibited by the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. Is Armington correct?

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Armington is not correct. The fifth amendment provision for double jeopardy applies only to criminal cases, and not to civil cases. A ...

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Armington while robbing a drugstore shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contended that he could not be tried again for the same crimes, as that would constitute double jeopardy, which is prohibited by the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. Is Armington correct?

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