put in jeopardy


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put (someone or something) in jeopardy

To cause one to be in a situation or scenario that could prove risky, dangerous, or damaging. The colossal failure of our latest product has put the company's future in jeopardy. I hope you realize that you're putting your children in jeopardy by smoking inside the house like that.
See also: jeopardy, put

put someone or something in(to) jeopardy

to put someone or something into danger. What you just said puts Bill into jeopardy. It puts his plans in jeopardy.
See also: jeopardy, put
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Under Article III Section 21 of the 1987 Constitution states that 'no person shall be twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense.'
The test is not whether the defendant has already been tried for the same act, but whether he has been put in jeopardy for the same offense.
In fact, Justice Rehnquist stated, "While the Clause itself simply states that no person shall 'be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb,' the decisional law in the area is a veritable Sargasso Sea which could not fail to challenge the most intrepid judicial navigator." Albernaz v.
Notably, the New York declaration of rights contained in their act of ratification stated that no person ought to be put in jeopardy or punished twice for the same offense, except in the case of impeachment.
The Fifth Amendment, which states in part that "nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb," (66) represents only the start of understanding double jeopardy jurisprudence in America.
We must temper our response with justice," says Wildes, "or put in jeopardy that which we're trying to protect."
The Double Jeopardy Clause of the federal Constitution provides: "...nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb." [27] A similar provision is found in the Indian Civil Rights Act.
Worse, the whole Agreement would be put in jeopardy.
And it would put in jeopardy the agreements on baptism which go back a long way," Canon Barnett-Cowan said.
This sometimes led to domestic abuse and violence because the traditional role of the husband as `provider and caretaker' was put in jeopardy, and his sense of identity threatened.
He may be "twice put in jeopardy of life or limb" because he committed two offenses, not one.
Constitution states: " ...nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb...."
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the landor naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public clanger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shaft be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
HOLYWELL Town chairman Andy Nicholls has warned that the club's future may be put in jeopardy if they lose their appeal against the FAW's decision to fine them pounds 2, 000 and dismiss them from the Welsh Cup.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.