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One who receives an unfavorable verdict had the right to protect himself by appeal to a higher court, but after a favorable verdict has been reached, the accused cannot be touched or harassed any longer (2 Sam. 14:4-11).
- 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.