High Court Ruling Could Mean Retrials In White Collar Cases

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 9:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday held that a criminal defendant can be retried even when a jury has rejected the most serious charges against him in a case attorneys say has implications for white collar as well as other kinds of criminal defendants.

The high court affirmed 6-3 the decision of the Supreme Court of Arkansas in Blueford v. Arkansas, finding that Alex Blueford could be retried even though a jury had unanimously rejected charges of capital and first-degree murder in a trial that ended...
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