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RENICO v. LETT

Docket No.: 09-338
Certiorari Granted: Nov 30 2009
Argued: March 29, 2010
Decided: May 3, 2010

Topics:

Death Penalty, Double Jeopardy, Jury Instructions, Jury Trial, abuse of discretion, habeas, habeas corpus, jury selection, murder, privacy

PartyNames: Paul Renico, Warden v. Reginald Lett
Petitioner: Paul Renico, Warden
Respondent: Reginald Lett

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 316 Fed Appx 373

Paul Renico, Warden
v.
Reginald Lett
Question Presented:

:flOmega Whether the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in a habeas case, erred in holding that the Michigan Supreme Court failed to apply clearly established Supreme Court precedent under 28 U.S.C. ยง 2254 in denying relief on double jeopardy grounds in the circumstance where the State trial court declared a mistrial after the foreperson said that the jury was not going to be able to reach a verdict.

RENICO v. LETT
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 29, 2010

Holding: reversed and remanded
Vote: 7-2
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