Court Agrees to Hear Double Jeopardy Challenge

The Court today agreed to hear a double jeopardy case, specifically addressing whether an accused murderer can be retried on all counts if the first jury deadlocks on lesser charges but acquits him of a greater offense.

The case is No. 10-1320, Blueford v. Arkansas. You can read the full background of the case on Oyez.

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doing this for school would like to know some information about this case.

You can read our full background of the case here:

We'll post more in depth analysis about the case as we get closer to arguments, which should be early in 2012.

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