Yeager v. United States US SCT No. 08–67 (06/18/2009)
Topic: Double Jeopardy – Partial Acquittal
Summary: 1.) Where a defendant has been acquitted of some charges, any issue that is a fundamental part of the jury’s decision cannot be retried. 2.) Where a defendant has been acquitted of some charges, charges that a jury was unable to decide are not considered in determining whether double jeopardy applies.