Metzner additionally argued that it would be unjust for his client to complete two prison terms for a identical crime involving the same money and physical evidence, basing his logic on the legal precedent of double jeopardy. [...] others fear that if he is repatriated to Panama, Noriega will overpower the local justice system with his lingering political influence and financial prowess, thus destabilizing Panama's slowly burgeoning democracy.
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