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Yeager v. United States

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

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

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