2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 1 - General Provisions
Section 30-1-10 - Double jeopardy.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-1-10 (2017)

30-1-10. Double jeopardy.

No person shall be twice put in jeopardy for the same crime. The defense of double jeopardy may not be waived and may be raised by the accused at any stage of a criminal prosecution, either before or after judgment. When the indictment, information or complaint charges different crimes or different degrees of the same crime and a new trial is granted the accused, he may not again be tried for a crime or degree of the crime greater than the one of which he was originally convicted.

History: 1953 Comp., 40A-1-10, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 303, 1-10.

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