Today's petition of the day is: 

Blueford v. Arkansas (Granted )

Docket: 10-1320
Issue(s): Whether, if a jury deadlocks on a lesser-included offense, the Double Jeopardy Clause bars the reprosecution of a greater offense after a jury announces that it has voted against guilt on the greater offense.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Blueford v. Arkansas, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 3, 2011, 2:29 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/06/petition-of-the-day-124/