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Name: U.S. v. Price
Case #: 02-10196
Court: US Court of Appeals
District 9 Cir
Opinion Date: 12/26/2002
Summary

The Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar a defendant’s federal prosecution for violation of the Clean Air Act even though the defendant was previously assessed a civil penalty for the same conduct by the Clark County, Nevada Health District for a violation of county asbestos removal regulations that mirror federal standards.