"Double Jeopardy" is the second episode of the second season of The Good Wife and the twenty-fifth episode overall. It was written by Ted Humphrey and directed by Dean Parisot.


Dissatisfied that Alicia wins a not guilty verdict for a young Army Reservist accused of murdering his wife, Cary has the case re-tried in military court. In military court, the rules are different and the law is presented differently stacking the decks against Alicia. But Alicia has a plan and calls Cary to the stand as a witness as a way of producing evidence which gives a break in the case and saves her client. Meanwhile as the campaign kicks into full gear, Childs resorts to dirty tricks in an effort to mar Peter’s reputation.­

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  • This episode first aired in on October 5, 2010.
  • On its first airing this episode attracted 12.76 million viewers.

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