Brief filed: 11/14/2008
Hirko v. United States
United States Supreme Court; Case No. 08-67
(Consolidated cases) cert. granted 11/14/08
Whether, consistent with the Double Jeopardy Clause, a jury’s failure to reach a verdict on one count of a multi-count indictment can be “weighed” against an acquittal on another factually-related count in a manner that diminishes the acquittal’s collateral estoppel effect for future prosecutions.
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