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Double Jeopardy–Issue-Preclusive Effect of Acquittal After Consent to Severance of Multiple Charges into Sequential Trials
February 23rd, 2018

“A jury’s verdict of acquittal represents the community’s collective judgment regarding all the evidence and arguments presented to it. Even if the verdict is “based upon an egregiously erroneous foundation, its finality is unassailable.” (Yeager v. United States, (2009) 557 U.S. 110, 122-23, internal citations and punctuation omitted. Thus, if the jury necessarily resolved a […]