Nation: Double Jeopardy in Newark

NEWARK'S Mayor Hugh J. Addonizio faces two juries that could wind up depriving him of both his job and his freedom. He went on trial for his freedom last week in federal court in Trenton, where he is accused of extortion and conspiracy. On June 16, he goes on trial before the voters of his disintegrating and racially embittered city in a runoff election. If he loses, Newark will have its first black mayor, the third in a major Northern city.

The voters may speak first, but the jurors could speak more harshly. Addonizio...

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