A Manhattan appeals court has barred a second trial for a defendant, saying his attorney's questioning of a police officer about an unrelated wrongful arrest settlement did not constitute a "manifest necessity" for calling a halt to his first trial.
Panel Bars Retrial After Saying That Mistrial Was Not Needed
New York Law Journal
February 22, 2013
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