If a man accuses his wife of premarital promiscuity, and it is legally established that she was innocent, the slanderous husband cannot appeal the verdict and bring his wife into double jeopardy again; “he may not put her away all his days” (Deut. 22:13-19).
- Greg L. Bahnsen, Double Jeopardy: A Case Study in the Influence of Christian Legislation, The Journal of Christian Reconstruction, Vol. II, No. 2, Winter 1975, at 44-47.