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Firearm convictions don’t violate double jeopardy (access required)

Where the defendant was carrying a firearm while subject to five separate protective orders, his convictions for transporting a firearm while subject to the orders did not violate double jeopardy because the purpose of the statute is to protect each principal. His two convictions for possession of a firearm by a felon, however, could not ...