- The state of being at risk or threatened with serious harm, death, or damage
- The risk or hazard of being found guilty when standing trial for a criminal charge
- The defendant was in jeopardy of being sentenced to life in prison if convicted.
- To avoid double jeopardy, a person cannot be tried twice for the same crime in the same jurisdiction.
- Even though the evidence was overwhelming, the suspect didn't feel his liberty was in jeopardy.