10 U.S.C. § 844 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 10. Armed Forces § 844. Art. 44. Former jeopardy




(a)  No person may, without his consent, be tried a second time for the same offense.

(b)  No proceeding in which an accused has been found guilty by a court-martial upon any charge or specification is a trial in the sense of this article until the finding of guilty has become final after review of the case has been fully completed.

(c)  A proceeding which, after the introduction of evidence but before a finding, is dismissed or terminated by the convening authority or on motion of the prosecution for failure of available evidence or witnesses without any fault of the accused is a trial in the sense of this article.





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