Double Jeopardy

Welcome to True Crime Cases with Lanie, the podcast that deepens into captivating criminal mysteries. Today’s episode explores the intriguing concept of double jeopardy, a fundamental principle in legal systems worldwide. Double jeopardy generally ensures that individuals cannot be retried for previously acquitted charges. However, as we’ll discover, this law has exceptions and complexities.

We examine real-life cases where suspects were initially found not guilty but later faced retrial, resulting in their eventual incarceration many years after the original crimes. Join us as we unravel the nuances surrounding double jeopardy laws and delve into the circumstances that led to these unexpected outcomes.

But before we begin, a content warning: This episode discusses sensitive topics, including the murder of children and the rape/sexual assault of a woman and a teenager. Please listen with caution.

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Special thanks to Jesse Hawke for assisting with writing and production and to Neeks at WeTalkofDreams for producing the show. You can find Neeks on Twitter (@WeTalkofDreams) or visit And if you’re interested, don’t forget to check out the audiobook “The Little Demons Inside” by Micah Thomas, available for download on Audible.

Thank you for tuning in. We hope you enjoy this gripping episode, shedding light on double jeopardy laws’ unexpected twists and turns. Stay curious, stay engaged, and remember to seek justice for all.