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Unformatted text preview: the same crime. However, double jeopardy does not prevent the offender from having a civil suit brought against them. In a civil suit the victim of the crime can recover damages. Armington is incorrect in believing he cannot be tried in a civil tort suit. However, he could not be retried in a criminal suit as this would signify double jeopardy which is prohibited by the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. Armington Page 3 of 3 References: Miller, R. L., & Jentz, G. A. (2008). Fundamentals of business law part I. Mason, OH: Cengage Learning....
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