Didn’t think you could do that

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  1. JR in KY

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  2. RLWEBB

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    I can’t seem to find exactly what this guy is now being charged with.
     
  3. Strutter

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    First charges were state level charges. Now he is being charged with Federal charges. Same charge but different level. At least that's the only difference I see.
     
  4. Feedman

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    I guess double jeopardy doesn't apply
     
  5. bgkyarcher

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    Not on state vs federal...
     
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  6. slobear

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    That may be it but that is definition of double jeopardy. That could have severe implications on everyone.
     
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  7. baknblack

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    Usually it's a different charge when it goes federal. They're sneaky like that.
     
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  8. DBKY

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    States and the federal government are considered distinct sovereign governments. They are following a precedent that was set about 170 years ago.
     
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  9. slobear

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    What about all the potheads breaking federal law? I’m positive a few firearm laws would fit in also.
     
  10. Feedman

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    So he would have had to have violated Federal law also in order for the feds to bring charges against him.
     
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  11. EdLongshanks

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    Yes….which begs the question, why wasn’t he charged federally to begin with? I would think the answer is that the federal charges aren’t as severe and carry a lesser sentence than the original state charges.
     
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  12. BikerTrash22

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    Not familiar with this case. Does KHF think this guy is innocent? The little article I read said he was convicted on the charge of murder.
     
  13. DBKY

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    The feds could bust them if they wanted to. They are choosing not to.
     

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