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CoA: Charges that are also essential elements in third charge create double jeopardy (access required)

A North Carolina Court of Appeals panel unanimously held that a man convicted of driving with a revoked license and reckless driving—both aggravating factors in his conviction for felony fleeing to elude arrest—was subjected to double jeopardy when the trial court doled out multiple punishments for all three crimes. The appeals court arrested judgment on the ...

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