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Unformatted text preview: convicted for armed robbery and assault and battery. Well Jennings can now go into civil court and file suit, this will create a second prosecution in a federal court under the federal statue such as civil rights violation or a malicious intent. So in all actuality Armington is not being charged twice for the crime they are just using the same crime as bases for the defense. Another case that has proven that Armington is incorrect would be the case of U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania v. Novartis who was charged in criminal and civil court for promoting off label uses of the anti-epilepsy drug oxcarbazepine (Trileptal). (Med page Today.com, 2010) Double Jeopardy 3 Reference Med page Today, 2010, Novartis Settles Civil and Criminal Cases for 422.5 Million, Retrieved January 22, 2010 from: http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/FDAGeneral/ 22522 Miller, R., & Jentz, G. (2008). Fundamentals of business law part I . Boston, MA: Cengage....
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