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Double jeopardy argument not presented to trial court (access required)

Where an appellant claims that the trial court violated her double jeopardy rights by punishing her for violating the terms of her suspended sentences after the drug court sanctioned her for the same conduct, Rule 5A:18 prevents appellate review because she never presented her argument to the trial court. Lengthy history In February 2009, the trial court, ...