✓ The prosecution dismissed this misdemeanor DUI in the middle of the sentencing hearing. Had double jeopardy attached preventing new felony charge?
✓ Little known tidbits about how double jeopardy really works. (Hint:The double jeopardy clause protects against multiple prosecutions and multiple punishments for the same offense by forbidding three things.)
✓ The Illinois Supreme Court thus has not decided whether, when a trial court begins to accept a guilty plea but then vacates that plea during the same hearing, it has “accepted” the plea so as to cause jeopardy to attach.” But when is this not true?