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Enron official, fighting retrial, gets support at Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned whether prosecutors can retry a former Enron Corp. official on charges stemming from the accounting fraud that caused the energy-trading company’s 2001 collapse. F. Scott Yeager, a onetime business strategist for Enron’s broadband unit, contends ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District: Criminal law

Double jeopardy; robbery charges ED46436-01 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. Christopher X. Bohlen, Appellant Appeal From: St. Louis County Circuit Court Handdown Date: 3/3/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Patricia L. Cohen Opinion Vote: Judges Odenwald and Norton concur Introduction Christopher Bohlen ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: Criminal law

Double jeopardy; robbery charges ED46436-01 State of Missouri, Respondent, v. Christopher X. Bohlen, Appellant Appeal From: St. Louis County Circuit Court Handdown Date: 3/3/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Patricia L. Cohen Opinion Vote: Judges Odenwald and Norton concur Introduction Christopher Bohlen ...

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Criminal Law: Double Jeopardy – Drug Distribution – Sufficiency Of Evidence

(1)Where evidence showed that a defendant selected a particular bag of marijuana to sell to an informant and answered informant’s questions regarding the quantity and quality of the drug, the evidence was sufficient to find that the defendant knew the ...

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Criminal Law: Double Jeopardy – Robbery Charges – Effectiveness Of Counsel

Where a defendant was charged and convicted of three counts of robbery, separating the robbery of the store manager for robbery of the store’s property and his own watch into two counts constituted double jeopardy, the failure of the defendant’s ...

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Criminal Law: Double Jeopardy – State And Federal Prosecution – Dual Sovereignty

Where a defendant was convicted in federal court and then state court on charges of possessing the same machine guns, double jeopardy does not prohibit the prosecution under the principle of dual sovereignty. Judgment is affirmed. State v. George (MLW ...

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Criminal Law: Double Jeopardy – Child Pornography Charges – Lesser-Included Offense

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography in Clay County was then charged with promoting child pornography in Platte County, the charges against the defendant arose from the same conduct, which was possession of the same file, ...

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