Gamble v. United States

56

Should the Court overrule the “separate sovereigns” exception to the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment?1


  1. We talked about this case in Episode 56. More information about the case can be found here

6-3 United States

6-3 Gamble

9-0 United States

Notes

Mr. Gamble was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm under Alabama law. He argues that the federal courts should not be able to also convict him of the same crime under federal law.

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