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DOUBLE JEOPARDY

A defendant claiming a Double Jeopardy violation is not entitled to federal habeas relief where a state court’s application of federal law was not unreasonable. See “Court rejects Double Jeopardy claim” U.S. Supreme Court. Renico v. Lett, No. 09-338.  May ...

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DOUBLE JEOPARDY

A defendant who was acquitted of several charges cannot be retried on other charges on which the jury could not agree without violating the Double Jeopardy Clause. U.S. Supreme Court. Yeager v. U.S., No. 08-67.  June 18, 2009. Lawyers USA ...

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