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SMITH v. MASSACHUSETTS, 03-8661

Under the Double Jeopardy Clause, a judge's acquittal of a defendant, midway through a jury trial, precludes the judge from reconsidering that acquittal later in the trial.

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  • Decided 02/22/2005
  • Published 02/22/2005

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