Swanson v. State of Delaware, 564, 2007
Conviction for firearms and drug offenses is vacated on double-jeopardy grounds where there was no manifest necessity for a mistrial in defendant's first trial when a witness asserted her privilege against self-incrimination.
- Decided 09/16/2008
- Published 09/16/2008
Supreme Court of Delaware
Nicole M. Walker, Esquire (argued) and Bernard J. O'Donnell, Esquire, Office of Public Defender, Wilmington, DE, for Appellant.
Gregory E. Smith, Esquire, Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, for Appellee.