Tag Archives: Double Jeopardy

Merit Decision: Court Permits Fifth Retrial of Defendant Incarcerated for Fourteen Years Without a Lawful Conviction. State v. Anderson.

Update: Read what happened on remand here.

On September 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Anderson,  2016-Ohio-5791. In a fractured plurality opinion written by Justice Kennedy, the court held … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: How Many Times Can A Criminal Defendant Be Re-Tried? State of Ohio v. Christopher L. Anderson

Update: On September 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

How much is too much? Is there ever such a thing? … At what point does a … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: How Many Times Can A Criminal Defendant Be Re-Tried? State of Ohio v. Christopher L. Anderson

Update: On September 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the augment in this case here.

On May 31, 2016, the Supreme … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Does a Botched Execution Attempt Preclude a Second Try? State of Ohio v. Romell Broom.

Update: On March 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Broom.  Read the analysis of that decision here.

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Oral Argument Preview: Does a Botched Execution Attempt Preclude a Second Try? State of Ohio v. Romell Broom.

Update: On March 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Broom.  Read the analysis of that decision here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

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Merit Decision: A Trial Court Does Not Retain Jurisdiction to Hold a Sex Offender Registration Hearing After the Sentencing Entry has been Journalized. State v. Raber.

On December 5, 2012, the Supreme Court announced a merit decision in State v. Raber, 2012-Ohio-5636  The case was argued August 21, 2012. In a 6-1 decision written by Justice O’Donnell, the Court held that a trial court had no … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Juror Misconduct, Mistrials and Double Jeopardy. State v Gunnell.

On July 19, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Gunnell, 2012-Ohio-3236.  The issue in this state’s appeal is whether a mistrial was properly granted. If not, double jeopardy barred retrial.

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