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US v. Fisher, 10-30424

In a drug prosecution, the district court's denial of defendant's motion to dismiss the indictment on double-jeopardy grounds is reversed where the government did not show -- nor did the record show -- that the district court carefully considered reasonable alternatives before declaring a mistrial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/26/2010
  • Published 10/26/2010

Judges

  • Jennifer Walker Elrod

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel