Non bis in idem

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NON BIS IN IDEM, civil law. This phrase signifies that no one shall be twice tried for the same offence; that is, that when a party accused has been once tried by a tribunal in the last resort, and either convicted or acquitted, he shall not again be tried. Code 9, 2, 9 & 11. Merl. Repert. h.t. Vide art. Jeopardy.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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All eyes are now on the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148, and the Supreme Court: Is ne bis in idem, as the principle is said in Latin, also void ab initio, as the President says?
1948) with essays on such matters as the transnational dimension for the ne bis in idem principle and the notion of res iudicata in the European Union, implementing Kampala: the new crime of aggression under the German Code of Crimes Against International Law, fundamentally dissenting Judge Schomburg, international criminal liability for incitement and hate speech, and the international prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes perpetrated during the First World War.
Regarding the ne bis in idem principle, the ECHR precludes the imposition of both an administrative and a criminal penalty based on the same facts, if the first penalty has become final.
Popova is on a two-day work visit to Paris to take part in the Academy of European Law (ERA) conference 'Ne bis in idem as a general principle of EU law' in Paris.
Toshiba and other cartel participants, arguing that the Czech authority had infringed the prohibition against punishing the same offence twice (the ne bis in idem' principle), brought an appeal against the decision before the regional court of Brno.
The Corpus Juris proposal has nothing to do with ``indefinite detention on suspicion of future crimes'', or with ``trial by judges, not juries'', and it would not in any way provide for ``secret trials'', or for going against the principle of the ne bis in idem (being tried twice for the same crime).
In the case referred by the Krajsky soud v Brne (Brno Regional Court, Czech Republic), the court held that the European Commission "does not have jurisdiction to penalise those effects of the cartel even if the latter did not end until after the Czech Republic's accession to the EU," on 1 May 2004, and that the rule of non-accumulation of penalties for the same facts (ne bis in idem principle) had not been infringed.
On 5 December, Advocate-General Eleanor Sharpston gave her interpretation of the ne bis in idem' or double jeopardy' principle, under which a person should not be tried for the same acts twice.