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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

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

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.

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

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