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Gamble v. United States
Citation:139 S.Ct. 1960, 204 L.Ed.2d 322 (2019)
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Gamble (Appellee) was convicted in Alabama state court for possessing a firearm as a felon. Officers found a handgun in his car after he had been convicted of second-degree robbery. Then, the United States (Appellant) prosecuted him under a federal felon-in-possession law. Gamble appealed his second prosecution on double jeopardy grounds. He asked the Supreme Court to overrule the dual sovereignty doctrine.
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