US Supreme Court Docket
Yeager v. United States, 08-67
Criminal Law and Procedure, Collateral Estoppel
Whether, when a jury acquits a defendant on multiple counts but fails to reach a
verdict on other counts that share a common element, and, after a complete review
of the record, the court of appeals determines that the only rational basis for the
acquittals is that an essential element of the hung counts was determined in the
defendant's favor, collateral estoppel bars a retrial on the hung counts.
- U.S. Court of Appeals - 5th Circuit, Opinion Filed: March 17, 2008
- Docket Sheet from the U.S. Supreme Court.
United States Department of Justice
Washington, D C
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