Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. Amy Howe has our preview.

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Breaking News :

Yeager v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-67 5th Cir. Mar 23, 2009
Tr.
Jun 18, 2009 6-3 Stevens OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under the Double Jeopardy Clause, the government may retry defendants acquitted of some charges on factually related counts on which the jury failed to reach a verdict.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on June 18, 2009.

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