United States Ninth Circuit

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Gouveia v. Espinda, 17-16892

Held that the double jeopardy rule prevented a man from being retried for manslaughter. At his trial, the Hawaii state court judge had declared a mistrial when there was no manifest necessity to do so. Affirmed the granting of federal habeas corpus relief.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/06/12


  • Berzon


  • United States Ninth Circuit