2017 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 21 - Civil Rights
Subchapter IX - Miscellaneous Provisions
Sec. 2000h-1 - Double jeopardy; specific crimes and criminal contempts

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 2000h-1 (2017)
Section Name §2000h–1. Double jeopardy; specific crimes and criminal contempts
Section Text

No person should be put twice in jeopardy under the laws of the United States for the same act or omission. For this reason, an acquittal or conviction in a prosecution for a specific crime under the laws of the United States shall bar a proceeding for criminal contempt, which is based upon the same act or omission and which arises under the provisions of this Act; and an acquittal or conviction in a proceeding for criminal contempt, which arises under the provisions of this Act, shall bar a prosecution for a specific crime under the laws of the United States based upon the same act or omission.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 88–352, title XI, §1102, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 268.)

Editorial Notes REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 88–352, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 241, as amended, known as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which is classified principally to subchapters II to IX of this chapter (§2000a et seq.). For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2000a of this title and Tables.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 21 - CIVIL RIGHTS
SUBCHAPTER IX - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 2000h-1 - Double jeopardy; specific crimes and criminal contempts
Contains section 2000h-1
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 78 Stat. 268, 241
Public Law References Public Law 88-352
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