Court Divided on Double Jeopardy Question

The U.S. Supreme Court seemed divided Wednesday on whether to allow an Arkansas man, Alex Blueford, to be retried on murder charges even though a jury forewoman said in open court that they were unanimously against finding him guilty -- before deliberations were complete. The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled last year that Blueford should be retried on the original charges. But Blueford's lawyers want justices to bar a second trial on capital and first-degree murder charges, saying that would violate Fifth Amendment protections preventing someone from being tried twice for the same crime.  ABC News has this AP story.

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