Section II of this comment introduces the reader to the three primary United States Supreme Court decisions that encouraged the use of the Double Jeopardy defense in D.W.I. cases. Section III examines how courts in other states have dealt with the defense, and Section IV discusses the recent North Carolina Supreme Court decision.
Marc Tyrey, North Carolina and Pretrial Civil Revocation of an Impaired Driver's License and the Double Jeopardy Clause, 18 Campbell L. Rev. 391 (1996).