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4th Circuit cites double jeopardy in reversal

An argument by prosecutors that a drug dealer engaged in two separate conspiracies and could be prosecuted in separate Virginia districts has failed to persuade judges of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The 4th Circuit unanimously held June 1 that an attempt to buy several kilograms of cocaine from a confidential informant in the ...

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