Blueford v. Arkansas (2012)

Does the Double Jeopardy Clause forbid re-prosecution after a jury decides against guilt on the greater offense and has deadlocked on a lesser offense? This case summary shows how the Supreme Court answered that question in 2012.

Constitutional Index – Amendment 5 Double Jeopardy Clause

The Constitutional Index breaks down the U.S. Constitution by Section, Amendment, and Clause and contains broader topics and themes. These are used to cross-reference Library resources in an effort to annotate constitutional history.