A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Dark Horse
DCCC
Debate
Debt Limit
Debt Retirement
Defendant
Deficit
Deficit Spending
Deflation
Delegate
Democracy
Democratic Party
Depression
Discretionary Spending
Disenfranchised
Dismissal
Dissenting Opinion
Distributive Justice
District Attorney
Diversity
Divided Government
Dividend
Double Giving
Double Jeopardy
DSCC
DSCC
Due Process
Double Jeopardy
The Fifth Amendment protects people from being tried again on charges for which they have been acquitted. It does not prevent a second trial if there is a hung jury - one unable to render a verdict - or if a convicted person seeks a retrial based on new evidence. 


Our Constitution by Donald A. Ritchie and JusticeLearning.org