Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'double jeopardy'

9th Circuit prohibits State from seeking death in a second penalty trial

Yesterday, the 9th Circuit, in a 2-1 opinion in Harrison v. Gillespie, found that a defendant's right against double jeopardy would be violated if the State were allowed to seek the death penalty in a second trial. The jury returned a...

Nevada Supreme Court issues 3 opinions, removes judge

The Nevada Supreme Court issued three opinions today, including one interesting opinion and another opinion which results in the removal of a Family Court judge from the bench. In Lueck v. Teuton, the Nevada Supreme Court concludes that Family Court...

US Supreme Court issues 6 opinions this week - 10 left in term

Yeager v. United States - A jury's acquittal of an Enron executive of securities and wire fraud charges may have erected a double jeopardy bar to his retrial on factually related insider-trading and money-laundering charges on which the jury deadlocked. ...

9th Circuit issues opinion on a pretrial double jeopardy challenges

The Ninth Circuit published a decision this morning in Wilson v. Belleque.  The opinion is instructive to state court practitioners who want to make a pretrial challenge involving double jeopardy to the federal courts following denial of a motion to...

US Supreme Court grants cert. in 6 cases

On Friday the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in six cases, three of which involve criminal law related issues: Bobby v. Bies:  Whether the holding of a state post-conviction hearing to determine the mental capacity of a capital defendant...

US Supreme Court grants cert. in 5 cases

The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in five cases today: Caperton v. AT Massey Coal Company, Inc:  Whether a judge's failure to recuse himself from a case in which he received substantial campaign donations from one of the parties...

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