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Evans v. Michigan

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented Does the Double Jeopardy Clause bar retrial after the trial judge erroneously holds a particular fact to be an element of the offense and then grants a midtrial directed verdict of acquittal because the prosecution failed to prove that fact?
Lower Court's Decision no
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 19 February, 2013.

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