How many times can a person be retried?

HOUSTON – Mistrials can happen for several reasons, and sometimes you’ll see a defendant tried in court more than once.

This Anatomy of a Trial video explains how prosecutors can charge you for crimes, and there are no limits to how many times they can do that.

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